Man rescued after threatening to jump off a building in Yonkers
Police say a man who threatened to jump off a four-story building in Yonkers has been rescued.
Authorities say they were trying to talk to the man after a domestic dispute.
A two-hour standoff ensued after the man was cornered on the roof of a building on Stanley Avenue.
The NYPD was called in to assist, providing a large inflatable air bag in case the man had jumped.
Police transported the man to a local psychiatric hospital for observation. They say criminal charges may be pending.