Pittsburgh police officer talks with suicidal man for an hour to save his life

While most of the city slept, a life was saved. Zone 6 Police officers responded to a report of a suicidal male on…Posted by Pittsburgh Bureau of Police on Thursday, April 23, 2020

PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh police officer talked with a man holding a knife to his neck for an hour in order to keep the man from killing himself early Friday.

Police said Sgt. Lee Myers responded to a call for the suicidal man around 1:30 a.m. Sgt. Myers talked with the man until he trusted the officer enough to drop the knife.

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