A2 Bridge Suicide Death Investigations – Law enforcement agencies are responding to the south-east London A2 Bridge after receiving a report of a person found hanging Sunday. According to reports, a “fearful sight” was for those who drove past the A2 Bridge this morning as a man was allegedly seen hanging on the bridge with a rope. The man whose identity remains unknown was located in the area of Dartford approaching Bexleyheath. Drivers approaching the scene area have been advised to take caution as increased police presence is expected in the area.
The incident is currently being investigated. There are no confirmations of any traffic on the A2 Road. This is a developing story and further details will be updated as information become available. If you know anyone who is experiencing any signs of depression or suicidal thoughts, PLEASE ENCOURAGE THEM TO CALL this HELPLINE; Samaritans. To talk about anything that is upsetting you, you can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call 116 123 (free from any phone), email [email protected] or visit some branches in person.
You can also call the Samaritans Welsh Language Line on 0808 164 0123 (7 pm–11 pm every day). SANEline. If you’re experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else, you can call SANEline on 0300 304 7000 (4.30 pm–10.30 pm every day). National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK. Offers a supportive listening service to anyone with thoughts of suicide. You can call the National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK on 0800 689 5652 (6 pm to midnight every day). Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM).
You can call the CALM on 0800 58 58 58 (5 pm–midnight every day) if you are struggling and need to talk. Or if you prefer not to speak on the phone, you could try the CALM webchat service. Shout. If you would prefer not to talk but want some mental health support, you could text SHOUT to 85258. Shout offers a confidential 24/7 text service providing support if you are in crisis and need immediate help.
The Mix. If you’re under 25, you can call The Mix on 0808 808 4994 (3 pm–midnight every day), request support by email using this form on The Mix website, or use their crisis text messenger service. Papyrus HOPELINEUK. If you’re under 35 and struggling with suicidal feelings, or concerned about a young person who might be struggling, you can call Papyrus HOPELINEUK on 0800 068 4141 (weekdays 10 am-10 pm, weekends 2 pm-10 pm and bank holidays 2 pm–10 pm), email [email protected] or text 07786 209 697.
Nightline. If you’re a student, you can look on the Nightline website to see if your university or college offers a night-time listening service. Nightline phone operators are all students too. Switchboard. If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender, you can call Switchboard on 0300 330 0630 (10 am–10 pm every day), email [email protected] or use their webchat service. Phone operators all identify as LGBT+.
C.A.L.L. If you live in Wales, you can call the Community Advice and Listening Line (C.A.L.L.) on 0800 132 737 (open 24/7) or you can text ‘help’ followed by a question to 81066.
Helplines Partnership. For more options, visit the Helplines Partnership website for a directory of UK helplines. Mind’s Infoline can also help you find services that can support you. If you’re outside the UK, the Befrienders Worldwide website has a tool to search by country for emotional support helplines around the world.
A2 – The A2 is a key road that connects London to the English Channel port of Dover in Kent. This route has always been significant as a link between London and the sea commerce routes to Continental Europe. The Dover Road was its original name.
ALSO READ: Police were called to William Mundy Way in Dartford in response to gun reports.
An emergency response was sent to a Dartford road after a report of a person possibly carrying a pistol. Officers were summoned and searched William Mundy Way at 6:55 p.m. yesterday (May 24). A police helicopter also joined in the hunt. There have been no arrests, and the investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information on the event should call 999 and reference 24-1289.
“Police were called at 6.55 pm on Wednesday 24 May to a report that a person had been seen who appeared to have what appeared to be a firearm, in William Mundy Way, Dartford,” a spokesperson for Kent Police said. Officers responded to the scene, and a police helicopter assisted in the search. At this time, no arrests have been made. “Anyone with information that could assist investigations should call 999 and reference 24-1289.”
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