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Perth Amboy PD
Wednesday January 25th, 2012 :: 11:23 p.m. EST


Attempted Suicide

On Wednesday, 25 January 2012 at 7:21pm Jose R Torres age 31 of Perth Amboy attempted suicide by attempting jump from the Victory Bridge. He climbed over the railing and was on the outside ledge when he was observed by Mr. Ronald Snipes of Perth Amboy. Mr. Snipes pulled over got out of his vehicle and grabbed Torres as he jumped, holding him as he dangled until police arrived. Police Officers M. Bucior, J. Marcinko, M. Lopez, P. Medina, R. Velasquez and J. Rosario assisted Snipes and in a combined effort they were able to lift the body over the railing saving Mr. Torres’ life. Torres was taken to the Raritan Bay Medical Center - Perth Amboy Division.

Perth Amboy PD
365 New Brunswick Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-442-4400

Captain Luis G Guzman, Jr
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