Amarillo police officers talk man off Lakeside bridge safely

Amarillo police officers talk man off of Lakeside bridge safely (ABC 7 Amarillo - Steve Douglass)

On November 13 at 4 p.m., officers were sent to Amarillo Boulevard East and Lakeside about a man sitting on the bridge railing.

According to authorities, a passerby called in and said the man looked like he was going to jump off the bridge.

Traffic was diverted as officers spoke with the man, and after two hours officers were able to get the man off the bridge safely.

The man was transported to a local hospital for an evaluation.

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