Man accused of wire fraud threatens to jump off building in Midtown

Suspect of wire fraud Ian Mitchell threatened to jump off a building after FBI tried to serve him a warrant, officials say.

News 12 Staff

Mar 23, 2023, 10:42 AM

Updated 433 days ago

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A man threatened to jump from a high-rise building in Midtown Wednesday, according to authorities.
The man, identified as Ian Mitchell, was 31-stories high when he sat on a broken window and threatened to jump after officials say the FBI tried to service him a warrant for alleged wire fraud.
The NYPD were able to get to the floor above and rappelled down and kicked Mitchell safely back inside.


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