Woman who 'wanted to go into water' safe after emergency services called

Emergency services were called to St Edmunds Wharf in Norwich, following reports a woman "wanted to go into the water".

Emergency services were called to St Edmunds Wharf in Norwich, following reports a woman "wanted to go into the water". - Credit: Peter Walsh, Archant Norfolk

Emergency services were called after reports a woman wanted to enter the water in Norwich.

Fire crews from Carrow and Sprowston were called to St Edmunds Wharf, off Fishergate in Norwich, following reports a woman who appeared to have mental health difficulties "wanted to go into the water".

A general view of the River Wensum near to St Edmunds Wharf in Norwich.

A general view of the River Wensum near to St Edmunds Wharf in Norwich. - Credit: Peter Walsh, Archant Norfolk

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service attended the incident, which happened at about 6am on Sunday, August 15 to "assist the police".

A spokesman in the Norfolk Constabulary control room said the woman, thought to be 27, was "safe" and would be undergoing medical treatment following the incident.



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