American citizen attempts suicide on Third Mainland Bridge

An American citizen on Monday, June 10, attempted to commit suicide on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.


Lagos State Police command said the American who is in his early 30s, had directed his baby mama to park her vehicle while he walked to a spot on the bridge, intending to jump into the lagoon.


The statement read;


“An American citizen, name withheld was at 1:23 p.m. today restrained from committing suicide on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos.

“The American, who is in his early 30s was driven to the Third Mainland Bridge by his Baby Mama in company of his daughter. He directed the lady who was unaware of his motive to park somewhere while he walked to a spot for a leap into the Lagoon.

“A passerby who observed his movement quickly alerted patrolling RRS operatives who persuaded him from jumping, re – united him With his wife before taking them to RRS Headquarters in Alausa.

“The Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), after advising the man and his family, directed that the case be transferred to Gender Department, Lagos Police Command for further counselling and necessary actions.”

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