Brooklyn Bridge jump narrowly averted - NYPOST.com
“He went up and the next thing you know, [15 minutes later] there’s three or four police going up after him,” said Cyquan Smith, 19, of Baychester.
NYPD Emergency Service Unit cops negotiated for around 40 minutes. as witnesses posted live updates to Twitter
“He was clearly in distress, stating he wanted to jump off the top of the bridge,” said Sgt. John Flynn, who said the man “wanted to talk to us about the problems that he was having.”