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Police helicopter called to rail line near Bamber Bridge

Posted on - 31st October, 2017 - 10:11am | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Lancashire Police, Preston News
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A police helicopter was on the scene near Bamber Bridge after reports of a body on the track.

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NPAS Barton examined the area around 3.54pm on Thursday (October 26).

It was described at the time as a ‘suspicious incident’.

No traces of the body were found on the line.

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A statement from British Transport Police said: “We were called at 3pm on the 26th following reports that a body was seen on the tracks near Bamber Bridge.

“Officers attended and were supported by the National Police Air Service, a full line check with conducted, there was no trace of a person.

“Lines were reopened.”

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