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Man Attempts to Jump from Empire State Building

Man Attempts to Jump from Empire State Building
Posted April 25th, 2013 @ 3:40pm

A man allegedly attempted to jump from the Empire State Building on Wednesday night. According to the NY Post, a 33-year-old tourist climbed over the security fence on the 86th floor observation deck and jumped. Luckily, the man only fell one floor while reportedly only suffering a broken ankle.

Anyone who has been up to the Empire State Building knows it's very difficult to get away with climbing up that security fence. According to the NY Post's report, the Massachusetts man jumped late Wednesday night, around 11:30pm.

The man was taken to Bellevue Hospital and is in police custody after being charged with reckless endangerment, trespassing and disorderly conduct.


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