Police talk woman down off Redden Footbridge Friday evening

July 12, 2019–11:20 p.m.


A woman was taken to Floyd Medical Center for evaluation following an incident Friday evening at the Robert Redden Footbridge downtown.

According to Rome Police, the woman climbed the fence and was threatening to jump.

Police closed 2nd Avenue in the area.

The Rome News-Tribune reported that an officer was stationed at each side of the bridge and a boat was put in the water just in case.

Thankfully, officers were able to talk the woman down.

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