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Smallthorne teenager hailed a hero after helping to talk her…

21 Aug 17

A teenager has been hailed as a ‘little angel’ and a ‘hero’ after she talked her troubled brother down from a bridge.

Paige Brereton feared for her brother Thomas Sockett’s life after he climbed onto Town Road bridge in Hanley in the early hours of August 5.Police negotiators asked 18-year-old Paige to talk to Thomas as part of their efforts to resolve the situation.She succeeded in reaching out to her brother, who agreed to come down from the bridge…

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