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Police Rescue Man From Jumping Off Verrazano-Narrows Bridge [Video]

 
Police Rescue Man From Jumping Off Verrazano-Narrows Bridge [Video]
Posted Tuesday, November 12th 2013 @ 7am

NYPD officers saved a man from jumping off the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Monday morning and the dramatic incident was caught on video. The New York Daily News reports that the man was distraught over not being able to provide for his family. According to police, the unemployed man climbed out onto the cables of the upper deck after getting out of his minivan.

Police are shown on video talking to the man before grabbing him. The man struggled to get away, but police were able to successfully pull the man to safety. The NY Daily News reports that the man was taken to Staten Island University North Hospital.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Chris Trotman

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