AC Officer Pulls Suicidal Man Off Ledge of Casino Parking Garage
On Monday morning, a suicidal man was pulled from the ledge of Caesar's Casino parking garage thanks to the help of an Atlantic City sergeant.
6abc reports, around 9:13 a.m. police responded to a call that a man was sitting on the ledge of the 10th floor of the parking garage. When they arrived on the scene, they noticed the man's feet was hanging off the side of the garage.
He told police he wanted to jump from the ledge. Fortunately, AC Sergeant Joseph Falcone talked to the man for what lasted two hours, and was able to get him off the ledge.
The man is currently at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center for evaluation. Watch a video of the incident posted to Twitter:
Just wanted to point out that September is actually suicide prevention month. If you or someone you know someone is contemplating suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255.
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