Man coaxed down from Lune Aqueduct

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A MAN was coaxed down from the Lune Aqueduct after threatening to jump off it this morning, Tuesday.

A police negotiator joined fire crews and the coastguard following reports from a member of the public at 9am that a man was on the Halton Road side of the 61ft high structure and was threatening to jump.

The man was talked down by 10.30am and was taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary via ambulance.