A DISTRESSED male was talked down from an Upton bridge today by officers, police have confirmed.

'Malvern Cops', the local policing team for Malvern, Upton, Kempsey and Tenbury, helped the male get medical help at the scene.

Officers have also thanked the public for the way they responded to the incident.


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As spokesperson said via Twitter: "Malvern officers have been dealing with a distressed male on Upton river bridge today.

"The male was talked off the bridge by officers and is getting medical help. Thank you to passers by for your cooperation during the incident."