The Public Information Office reports the details of an Aided case that occurred on Sunday, June 11, 2018 at 4:11 pm in East Garden City.
According to police, Third Precinct police responded to 1100 Stewart Avenue for a distraught male, 25, threatening to jump from the roof. Third Precinct police located the male who was verbally engaged with a female witness. The distraught male moved toward the edge of the building and was grabbed by the witness. At this time, officers ran to assist the distraught male. Officers, with the assistance of the witness, wrestled the man off the edge while he was attempting to jump head first. The male was subdued and transported to a local hospital for evaluation.
The female witness, 24, suffered minor cuts and scrapes. She was treated at the scene.
Officers suffered injuries to their arms, knees, and backs. They were transported to an area hospital for treatment.
Details by: Public Information Office 06/11/18/0800/8688