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Video: NC officer hugs suicidal man after talking him off bridge ledge

An off-duty officer was able to talk a man out of suicide


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By Police1 Staff

RALEIGH, N.C. — A Raleigh police officer was off-duty and heading home when he stopped to help a suicidal man on a bridge, ABC 11 reported.

The officer got a call Wednesday evening and stopped for a man who was over the bridge rails and in an obvious state of distress.

After the officer spent a few minutes talking with the man, he agreed to come back over the bridge rail.

The officer then hugged the man and walked him back to his car.