Brooklyn Bridge Closed As Officers Talk To Man Threatening To Jump

Horrifying photos of a man who climbed to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge and threatened to jump. Thankfully, he didn’t. NYPD responded and were able to talk to him. posted on

1. At about 3 p.m. Friday, onlookers noticed a man climbing the Brooklyn bridge.

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3. He made it all the way to the top.

Man atop Brooklyn Bridge, cops are out of sight, everyone on esce

4. Police closed the bridge to vehicles and pedestrians.

This what the Brooklyn Bridge looks like right now , some one trying to jump of the Bridge

7. Rescuers scaled the bridge to talk to the man.

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Not sure if this is a jumper or movie shoot. Guy is on edge of Brooklyn Bridge right now!

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12. Thankfully, rescuers convinced the man to come down.

Brooklyn Bridge jumper moves towards cops. Crowds gathered nearby cheer!!'n

Jumper is in police custody now. Thank goodness! Pic taken by my husband earlier:

14. By about 5 p.m., rescuers were walking down the bridge with him.

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