Man charged following bridge drama on A1

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The 24-year-old man who was arrested as a result of the incident on the A1 on Saturday, 16th July has been charged with assaulting a constable, criminal damage and public nuisance. He will appear at Northallerton Magistrates’ Court on Friday 29 July 2011.

The A1 was closed at Catterick Garrison from 8pm, when a man was threatening to harm himself, causing severe traffic congestion and delays.

When officers arrived they saw a man on the outside of the barriers on the bridge. negotiators spoke with the man. The man left the bridge, of his own accord and ran into woodlands at the side of the A1 at 9:30pm before being arrested. The A1 was re-opened a short time later.

 


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