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Amarillo police safely remove man from bridge


Monday afternoon, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to Amarillo Boulevard East and Lakeside concerning a man sitting on the bridge railing. A passerby called in and said that the male looked like he was going to jump off of the bridge.

Traffic was diverted as officers spoke with the man.

After 2 hours, officers were able to get the man off of the bridge safely. He was transported to a local hospital for an evaluation.

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