Plea af­ter man falls from bridge

Evening Express (Extra Edition) - - NEWS -

GRAMPIAN Po­lice were to­day ap­peal­ing for wit­nesses af­ter a man fell from an Aberdeen bridge.

The 32-year-old was se­ri­ously in­jured when he fell from Den­burn Bridge, on Aberdeen’s Rose­mount Viaduct, af­ter be­ing chased by shop work­ers.

It was un­der­stood the man had been sus­pected of shoplift­ing in the School­hill area be­fore the in­ci­dent.

The man was taken to Aberdeen Royal In­fir­mary af­ter he fell on to the Den­burn Road dual car­riage­way. The busy road was closed for around three hours af­ter emer­gency work­ers were called out to treat the man, who suf­fered se­ri­ous in­juries. Po­lice of­fi­cers and paramedics ar­rived at the scene about 11.25am yes­ter­day.

A Grampian Po­lice spokesman said: “We are ap­peal­ing for wit­nesses to an in­ci­dent, whereby a 32-year-old man fell from the bridge over Den­burn Road.”

The man is about 5ft 10ins tall and has dark hair.

PROBE: Po­lice at the Den­burn Road dual car­riage­way af­ter the in­ci­dent.

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