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Published June 26, 2012, 05:28 PM

Main Avenue Bridge closed to traffic for a young man threatening to jump into the river

(WDAY TV) - The Main Avenue Bridge was closed to traffic this afternoon, for a young man threatening to jump into the river.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

The Main Avenue Bridge was closed to traffic this afternoon, for a young man threatening to jump into the river.

The incident happened about 2:20, when a teenager climbed over the rail, and threatened to jump.

A number of officers eventually talked the young man back to safety. The incident lasted about a half-hour. Traffic was backed-up for some time.

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