Police release description of man seen jumping off Tay Road Bridge

Tay Road Bridge

Police have released the description of a man seen jumping off the Tay Road Bridge yesterday.

A man in his 50s was seen to jump off the bridge into the Tay, nearer the Fife end of the bridge, at around 3.40pm yesterday.

He is described as white, wearing a dark tammy style hat, a large black winter coat over a dark green jumper or shirt, grey jeans, and black shoes. He was also seen to be smoking a cigarette he had taken from a tobacco pouch.

A police statement said: “We have not had any persons reported missing to us who match this description at this time, and we need to identify who he is, along with trying to find him.

“It has been confirmed that he entered the bridge walkway from the Dundee end.

“If you have any information which could help us, please call 101 or speak to any Police officer. Our reference is CR/76/18.”

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