Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Hayling Island: Woman jumped from bridge 'to help person in sea'

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Image caption Police said the woman jumped from the Langston Bridge because she saw a person in difficulty

A woman rescued from water off Hampshire had jumped from a bridge after seeing a person in difficulty.

The woman was rescued from Langstone Harbour, near Hayling Island on Saturday, and taken to hospital.

A search for the person she had spotted in the water was later called off.

A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said it had not received any missing person reports and police would continue to investigate.

Image caption Emergency services searched for a second person in Langstone Harbour on Saturday

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