Why police were called to St James's Hospital today

Police were called to St James's Hospital today after reports of concern for a female on top of the car park.

Thursday, 18th July 2019, 2:49 pm

West Yorkshire Police officers attended the car park area at 12.55pm and brought the female to safety.

She was referred to the care of mental health services.

The full statement from a West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "We were called to reports at 12.55pm of concern for a female.

"At 1.30pm she was brought to safety by officers.

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"She was referred to the care of mental health services."

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