Suicidal female rescued from jumping off Peace Bridge in Fort Erie

file photo

On August 16, 2017 at approximately 4:00pm the Niagara Regional Police Service attended to the Peace Bridge located at 2 Peace Bridge Plaza, Fort Erie in response to a Suicide Threats complainant. 

An emotionally disturbed person was threatening to commit suicide and had climbed over the railing.  Three concerned citizens were attempting to restrain the female.  Police along with members of the Emergency Medical Services were able to gain control of the subject and pull her to safety.

The female was transported to the hospital by ambulance for medical attention.