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Police are currently dealing with anincident in which a man jumped into the River Tyne.

At just before 6.20pm, on Sunday, July19, police received a report of man causing a disturbance on the MillenniumBridge, Gateshead.

Officers attended the scene where theman was found armed with a metal bar and on the wrong side of the railings.Officers attempted to negotiate with the man, however, he entered the water.

Police were on board a fire boat whichlocated the man. He has now been recovered from the water and will be checkedby paramedics.

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