Man nearly jumps off roof of mall

A man is recovering after threatening to jump off the roof of The Galleria at White Plains this morning.



The scene played out at around 4:30 a.m.



Police and hostage negotiators swarmed the mall near the Sears department store. An hour later, they were able to talk the man off the ledge.



The man's identity has not been released.



An airbag was deployed underneath the man in case he jumped.



White Plains police officials tell News 12 the man is not in their custody.


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