Northumbria Police are warning motorists there may be some delays after a protester climbed 180ft up the Tyne Bridge in a Father's Day protest.
Officers were informed a man was on top of Newcastle's iconic bridge at 7:45am this morning.
Police have said they are currently dealing with incident, but that while the Bridge remains opens, motorists are advised there may be delays.
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