2010-10-08 / Top Stories

Arverne EDP Draws Cops To Beach 57 Street


An unidentified Arverne man locked himself inside his apartment at 349 Beach 57 Street on Friday morning, threatening police and stating that he was going to hurt somebody. Specialized police units responded and set up a large rubber bumper to keep the man from jumping from his apartment window. Eventually, the man was talked out of the apartment by hostage negotiators and transported to the psych ward at Jamaica Hospital. Pictured, the unidentified man is placed in an ambulance. An unidentified Arverne man locked himself inside his apartment at 349 Beach 57 Street on Friday morning, threatening police and stating that he was going to hurt somebody. Specialized police units responded and set up a large rubber bumper to keep the man from jumping from his apartment window. Eventually, the man was talked out of the apartment by hostage negotiators and transported to the psych ward at Jamaica Hospital. Pictured, the unidentified man is placed in an ambulance.

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