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.

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

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

4. Police closed the bridge to vehicles and pedestrians.

Why are the cops stopping the Brooklyn bridge flow :0

— tristalkan (@Kristal Tan)

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

Another rescuer headed up the #BrooklynBridge a few minutes ago.

— jennieeng (@Jennie Eng)

Guy threatening to jump off Brooklyn bridge

— deankeim (@Dean Keim)

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

— Niketa (@Niketa Patel)

Jumper on the Brooklyn Bridge - Bridge closed #NYC

— epribs (@Eric Pribramsky)

Photo: Close up of Brooklyn Bridge jumper via telescope lens!

— Niketa (@Niketa Patel)

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

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

— Niketa (@Niketa Patel)

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

— Niketa (@Niketa Patel)

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

@BuzzFeedNews cops walking the jumper down

— travistampa (@Travis Sizemore)

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