Man with Suicidal Thoughts Talked Down from Tyngsborough Bridge

A suicidal man in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts was rescued Saturday morning after being talked down from jumping off the Tyngsborough Bridge, said police.

Police say that around 7:45 a.m., a man calling from the bridge told station personnel he was suicidal and needed help.



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The man stayed on the line with personnel while officers met him at the bridge. A Tyngsborough police sergeant and two officers arrived, and offered the man any help they could provide, said police.

Once an ambulance arrived, the man agreed to leave the bridge with the officers and go to the hospital, said police.

Police have not released the man's name, and have not said which hospital the man was taken to.

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