A SUICIDAL woman has been talked down from the top of the Old George Mall car park this afternoon.

Officers attended the scene following reports of a “distressed female” on the top floor of the multi-storey car park in New Street.

A spokesman for Wiltshire Police said: “A trained police negotiator was also called and managed to engaged with the young female – who is now safe.”

While the rescue was ongoing officers closed New Street but the road was reopened shortly before 2.15pm.

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