Man ‘getting help he needs’ after Derbyshire police intervention

Police came to the aid of a man who they described as ‘vulnerable’ and ‘in distress’.

Wednesday, 22nd September 2021, 2:24 pm
Updated Wednesday, 22nd September 2021, 2:24 pm

The intervention was made by officers with Alfreton Police Safer Neighbourhood Team in Crich on Tuesday.

A team spokesperson said: “The male had been going through a tough period and felt he had no option but to end his life.

“Thankfully PCSOs Thompson and Butler promptly located him.

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Derbyshire police helped a man 'in distress' in Crich.

“Their quick actions prevented him coming to any harm.

“The male is now getting the right help and support he needs.”

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