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Police Rescue Armed Suicidal Man on George Washington Bridge

By kcora on
Fort Lee

A suicidal man who was reportedly armed with a starter pistol was rescued by police from the George Washington Bridge this morning.

According to initial reports, shortly before 10:30 a.m., police closed all upper level lanes after the unidentified man was spotted on the west side of the bridge. 

Police arrived and found the man who they said was armed with a weapon.

Officers managed to confiscate the alleged weapon and safely and bring the man down from the side of the bridge.

All Lanes were reopened to traffic approximately an hour later.