Thursday, June 14, 2007


Man Tries Escaping Cops By Dangling 23 Stories Up

‘An astonishing attempted escape from the police in the Bronx Wednesday morning left a suspect dangling from the side of a high-rise, 23 stories above the ground.

It wasn’t a typical sighting for New Yorkers walking outside or living across from the Soundview apartment tower.

“I started to think, ‘What’s wrong? Is he trying to commit suicide or something?'” said Alex Morales, who, along with his wife Patricia witnessed the suspect’s crazy antics.

But Francisco Correra Jr. wasn’t trying to kill himself. Instead he was trying to escape from police investigating an assault complaint.

“His foot was on the ledge of the window and he was hanging on a childproof bar,” Patricia Morales said.’

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