UPDATE: Peterborough police shut Thorpe Road to ensure safety of man on bridge

Police and ambulance crews in Thorpe Road
Police and ambulance crews in Thorpe Road

Police closed part of Thorpe Road in Peterborough in both directions yesterday morning to ensure the safety of a man on Crescent Bridge.

Officers were called at 10.15am to Thorpe Road after a man scaled Crescent Bridge over the railway line.

He was spoken to by British Transport Police officers and helped down to safety.