New Haven police officers help save man from jumping off bridge

The encounter ended in a hug, said police.
The encounter ended in a hug, said police.(New Haven Police Department)
Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 3:33 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 20, 2023 at 8:08 PM EST
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NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) – New Haven police officers helped save a man who was about to jump off the Ferry Street Bridge, the department said.

Officers Wityak and T. Evans were on patrol in the Fair Haven neighborhood.

“Officer Wityak used his skills in Crisis Intervention and with much empathy and compassion convinced the individual to seek help at the hospital,” New Haven police said.

The encounter ended in a hug, said police.

New Haven police officers helped save a man who was about to jump off the Ferry Street Bridge, the department said.

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