UPDATE: Man talked down from Doncaster bridge

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A busy road is due to re-open after police talked a man they were concerned for down from a Doncaster bridge.

South Yorkshire Police and the Yorkshire Ambulance Service were called out to Hexthorpe bridge near to Doncaster town centre at around 3.30pm this afternoon, due to concerns for a man.

The scene on Hexthorpe Bridge. Picture: Emma Whiteley

The scene on Hexthorpe Bridge. Picture: Emma Whiteley

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said the man has now come down from the bridge, and the stretch of Balby Road closed as a result of the incident is due to re-open shortly.