Police tell of heartwarming experience when concerned drivers report male on an over bridge on the A75

Police in Cumbria have made social media’s day after tweeting about their experience responding to a concern for welfare on the A75 just over the Scottish border.

After concerned drivers reported being worried about a man on an over bridge on the A75, Cumbria police turned up to help.

An autistic man was filming passing trucks and waving at them.

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Police showed him around their police car and let him film the blue lights before they headed off.

They tweeted: “Middle of the operation today, diverted to a concern for welfare of a male on an over bridge of the A75 just into @policescotland where we found an autistic lad filming trucks and waving.

“We showed him around the Skoda and let him film the blues then it was back to it. #ManyHats.”

The A75 is a Scottish road that goes from Gretna Green, along the border with England then up to Stranraer.

Cumbria police were responding to a concern for person report.

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