Westchester County Police Talk Man Down From Metro-North Platform

Westchester County Police intervention was required at the Mount Kisco Metro-North station this week when a man got close to the platform and repeated that “he would be better off dead.”

Mount Kisco Metro-North station.
Mount Kisco Metro-North station. Photo Credit: File

Officers were dispatched to the station shortly after 6 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, where there was a report of a man - whose name has not been released - who was sitting on the end of the platform and continued telling people the macabre statement.

A County Police spokesperson said that officers were able to calm the man down, who agreed to be transported to Northern Westchester Hospital Center by the Mount Kisco Volunteer Ambulance Corps. for evaluation. His condition was not available on Friday morning.

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