A woman has been saved from the River Tyne after falling from a bridge.
At 1pm today, Northumbria Police received a report that a woman had fallen from the Redheugh Bridge in Gateshead.
Emergency services attended the scene and around half an hour later recovered the woman from the water.
The force said: "She is currently being treated by paramedics.
"We would ask that members of the public who are on the scene of the incident respect the woman’s privacy at this time."