handed to man who saved the life of suicidal Highbridge man
local man has been presented with an award for saving the life of
a person in Highbridge.
Foxley, from Bridgwater, received a Royal Humane Society (RHS) Commendation
during an awards ceremony for police officers, staff and members
of the public to recognise their hard work and bravery.
saved the life of a man who was trying to commit suicide at Highbridge.
man was very distressed and Steven took time to engage and talk
to him, before taking decisive action, putting himself at risk,
to save the mans life and stop him throwing himself in front
of a train," explained a spokesman.
awards were poresented at Clevedon Court and included Chief Constables
Commendations, Royal Humane Society (RHS) and Waley-Cohen awards.
were presented by Chief Constable Andy Marsh and the High Sheriff
of Somerset, Mr Richard Hickmet.
and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens added:
"I would like to congratulate all the award winners, who have
truly gone above and beyond the call of duty. They deserve the recognition
for their extraordinary efforts and should be really proud of their