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May 24, 2013

NYPD officers save woman from high-rise jump

Police and emergency crews spent over an hour talking to and comforting a suicidal woman who threatened to jump

By Yasmine Phillips and Cynthia R. Fagen
The New York Post

NEW YORK — Dramatic photos show two of New York's Finest tackling a distraught and barefoot woman who threatened to leap from the 20th-floor balcony of a Midtown building yesterday morning.

It was touch-and-go for the Emergency Service cops, who spent more than an hour comforting and calming the woman, who was threatening to leap from the ledge of 112 W. 38th Street during rush hour.

Full story: NYPD officers save woman from high-rise jump

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