Officer tries to hang himself at force HQ
An officer is in a stable condition in hospital after attempting to commit suicide in the entrance to his force headquarters.
It has been reported that the uniformed constable was hanging from a lamppost in the reception of Cheshire Constabulary’s headqurters building in Winsford for about 20 seconds before horrified colleagues rescued him.
Following the incident on Monday (September 10), the officer was taken to hospital where he is recovering with the support of the force.
A Cheshire Constabulary spokesperson said: “At 10.30am on Monday September 10, officers responded to a concern for the welfare of a police officer at the main entrance of Force HQ.
“An ambulance was called and the officer was taken to hospital for treatment.”
No further details have been released at this time.
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