Sinead O'Connor

Irish singer and songwriter Sinead O'Connor posed at her home in County Wicklow, Republic Of Ireland on Feb. 3, 2012. 

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Chicago police have advised officers to be on the lookout for Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor after receiving a report she threatened to jump from a bridge.

Police spokesman Officer Thomas Sweeney said Thursday there isn't an active police search for O'Connor. He said Irish authorities reported O'Connor contacted her family, saying she was suicidal.

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Sweeney said officers spotted someone threatening to jump from a bridge over a Chicago expressway, but it turned out to be a 54-year-old man. He was taken to a hospital.

Last month, suburban Chicago police put out a well-being check for O'Connor after she reportedly went on a bike ride Sunday morning and didn't return. She was later found safe at a hotel.

Her representatives didn't immediately respond to requests for comment.