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City of Poughkeepsie Police Department

Police Searching River for Man Who Jumped From M-H Bridge

On Sunday, Dec. 22, at 9:06 p.m., the City of Poughkeepsie Police were notified by Help Line that they had a male on the line from the Mid-Hudson Bridge threatening suicide who then hung up the phone. Officers responded to the area and found personal belongings on the bridge. The City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department and the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office both responded with boats and a search of the river was conducted with nothing found. A review of the bridge camera system showed a person jumping from the bridge. The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office will continue the search today.

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Date: 9:30:10 AM 12/23/2013 CST

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Contact Name: City of Poughkeepsie Police Department  Contact Name: Tip Line
Contact Email: dfernandez@cityofpoughkeepsie.com Contact Email:  
Contact Phone: (845) 451-4000 Contact Phone: (845) 451-7577


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