Lynn police and firefighters rescued a suicidal man who was threatening to jump off a bridge Tuesday night. (Courtesy photo)
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Lynn Police, firefighters prevent man from jumping off bridge

LYNN — Lynn Police and firefighters were able to prevent a suicidal man from jumping off a bridge on Washington Street Tuesday night. 

A precarious situation became even more dire when the man slid off the side of the MBTA bridge as first responders were attempting to talk him down.

As he dangled from the bridge, Lynn police officers and firefighters, who had been slowly inching toward him on an aerial ladder, were able to grab hold of him and prevent him from falling, according to a Lynn Fire …

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