Do you have dash-cam footage of the woman who fell from Lendal Bridge?

Emergency services on Lendal Bridge on 30 October. Photograph: Richard McDougall
1 Nov 2020 @ 4.52 pm
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Underwater and riverbank searches are continuing in York for a woman who fell from Lendal Bridge into the River Ouse at around midday on Friday (30 October 2020).

Police enquiries are also ongoing to help confirm the woman’s movement prior to the incident and to confirm her identity.

The bridge was sealed off after the incident.
Photo – Marc Bichtemann @FirstYork

Police say, In particular, they are appealing for vehicle dash-cam footage or any other images which may have captured the woman’s face while she was on Lendal Bridge between 11.50am and 12.05pm.

The woman is described as white, aged in her early 20s, with purple or red hair.

She was wearing a black coat with a buckle across the middle, black skinny jeans, black boots with red or purple socks pulled over the top of the ankle boots.

She was also carrying white A4 sized papers.

How can you help police?

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room.

Please quote reference number 12200190737.