Police chief slams 'ignorant' tweets on M42 jump threat

The Assistant Chief Constable involved in the ongoing incident on the M42 has slammed insensitive comments made on Twitter about the man who is threatening to jump from a motorway bridge.

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Acknowledge inconvenience & frustrations #M42 closure. The intolerant,hateful & 'don't you know what you're doing' brigade should be ashamed

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On #M42 my commitment to engagement & dialogue doesn't extend to the ignorant, intolerant & I know better brigade Don't hold out for reply

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M42 open after suicide threat

The M42 will reopen after police managed to safely detain a man who was threatening to commit suicide by jumping off a motorway bridge. The road in the Midlands had been closed for over 24 hours.