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Suicide woman banned from rivers
Pulteney Bridge, Bath
Ms Sutton jumped into the River Avon on three occasions
A woman who has attempted suicide four times has been banned from jumping into rivers, canals or onto railway lines.

Bath magistrates granted an anti-social behaviour order (Asbo) against Kim Sutton from Odd Down.

The 23-year-old was rescued three times from the River Avon in Bath last year after trying to take her life.

She was also found hanging from a railway parapet and police had to stop trains to rescue her. Sutton could be jailed for breaking the order.

On Thursday, magistrates sentenced her for three public order offences after deciding at an earlier hearing that throwing herself into a river did constitute disorder.

The Asbo seeks to prevent her doing anything which could cause alarm or distress to the public.


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