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womansuicidepylestreetA woman has this evening been detained under the Mental Health Act after taking to the roof of a multi-story car park in Newport, throwing objects over the side.

Police cordoned off a section of Pyle Street shortly before 17:45 when a woman started to throw plates and glass objects down onto the street below after she climbed onto the top of the Co-Operative Multi-Story Car Park. I

Island Echo understand the woman, pictured in the top right hand corner of this photograph, is connected to an incident this lunchtime when a man was discovered deceased on a park bench in nearby Church Litten.

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The unknown woman has been detained and taken to Sevenacres Mental Health Unit escorted by Police.

samaritans_logoIf you are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, you can call The Samaritans in confidence on 0845 790 90 90. 

Help is at hand when you need it – you don’t have to be suicidal to get in touch.

Photo: Lily Hindley 

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