Emergency Workers Talk Man Off Ledge of Broad Street Bank Building

May 3, 2022

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Trenton Police, Trenton Fire Department, TEMS and Captial Health Paramedics were all dispatched to the Broad Street Bank Building, 143 East State Street for a man in his early twenties threating to jump from a ledge at 7:38 p.m. Emergency responders stayed with and talked to the man for over six hours to convince him to come down. The incident resolved at 1:44 a.m. and the entire scene was clear by 2:30 a.m. The person was transported to the hospital for treatment. No additional information is available.

The scene last night around the Broad Street Bank Building located at 143 East State Street

The incident last night reminds us of a similar incident that happened twenty years ago in April of 2002 on the same building. Trenton Fire Department responded and was able to save a man from jumping. Watch the WZBN news story here: