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Man Being Evaluated After Rescue From Atop Brooklyn Bridge

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A man described as emotionally disturbed is being evaluated at Bellevue Hospital after police had to rescue him from the top of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday, members of the New York City Police Department's Emergency Service Unit climbed to the top of the Manhattan-side tower to talk to the man.

After a few hours, the officers were able to bring him safely into custody.

The rescue caused the bridge to be closed for about three hours, snarling traffic in Manhattan and Brooklyn. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP