Friday, November 22, 2013

NYPD Gives Up Search for Brooklyn Bridge Jumper Friday Night, Nov. 22

Marine unit searches for jumper. Photo: MK Metz
NYPD and the Coast Guard searched the water off the Brooklyn Bridge for a reported jumper Friday night.

Word came in that someone had jumped from the roadway of the Brooklyn Bridge into the water off Brooklyn Bridge Park just after 10 p.m.

Three boats, a helicopter and emergency vehicles searched the water. Officers from the 84th Precinct looked for an abandoned car on the Brooklyn Bridge.

UPDATE: Police also checked for an abandoned vehicle on the Manhattan Bridge.

UPDATE 10:25 p.m.: NYPD reports that they can't find anyone in the water.

UPDATE 10:28 p.m.: NYPD advises that all searches on water and on land are negative.

UPDATE 10:35 p.m.: That's a wrap.

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