Two Boston police officers pulled a 22-year-old man to safety after he threatened to jump from the roof of a downtown Boston building, police said.
Police received a call at 1:54 p.m. Sunday that the man was standing precariously close to the edge of a Tufts Medical Center office building, said Officer Eddy Chrispin, a Boston police spokesman. Fearing for the manís safety, emergency personnel were able to convince the man to sit down, but he still would not leave the edge, Chrispin said.
While an EMS worker talked to the man, two officers pulled him from the edge of the roof of the Bennett Street building, Chrispin said.
After a brief struggle, the man was taken to Tufts Medical Center for evaluation, ending the ordeal, which had lasted nearly two hours.
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