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Columbus Police Rescue Suicidal Man From Bridge
Updated August 21, 2017 6:57 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(COLUMBUS) - A man was arrested after he threatened to jump from the Interstate 65 bridge on State Road 46 in Columbus.

Columbus Police say that first-responders were called to the scene Thursday after the man on Facebook Live threatening to hang himself from the structure.

In the video, the visibly distraught man spoke about the court system and not being able to see his children. He also ranted about a perceived double-standard in the court system when it comes to fathers being allowed to have access to their children.

The incident restricted traffic on both I-65 and State Road 46, according to police

Police say that crisis negotiators were able to talk the man off of the bridge where he was safely taken into custody.



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