ALTON - Alton Police and Fire Department members responded around 8:15 Wednesday morning to a report of a woman threatening to jump off the Clark Bridge in Alton.

The woman reportedly jumped off the bridge at 8:58 a.m. Wednesday. The Alton Fire Boat was able to get the woman out of the water to a boat ramp to an awaiting ambulance.

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