A WOMAN threatening to jump into the River Wye in Hereford was taken to hospital by police.

Just before 1am on Monday morning, police officers received a report of a concern for the safety of a woman on Greyfriars Bridge.

Officers attended the area near Greyfriars Avenue.

The incident was safely resolved at around 1.30am.

Firefighters from Hereford assisted. A fire service tweet said the woman was taken to hospital.