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Police have arrested a man under the Mental Health Act after an incident on a bridge on the A303 in Andover yesterday.

Disruption was caused by the incident on the Winchester road bridge.

Many came to social media to say that saw a man standing on the bridge.

A spokesman for Hampshire Police said: “We were called at 5.37pm last night following concerns raised for the welfare of a man on a bridge on the A303 in Andover.

“The man was detained under section 136 of the Mental Health Act.”

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