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Brooklyn Bridge reopens after man threatens to jump

Saturday, May 04, 2013

The Brooklyn Bridge reopened just before 6 p.m. Saturday after being closed for several hours because a man threatened to jump off.

The situation unfolded around 3 p.m. Saturday as police tried to talk the man down from the Brooklyn tower of the bridge.

Just after 4:30 p.m. the man was rescued, and was unharmed.

Drivers are expected to experience residual delays.

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