According to the Lewiston Sun Journal, first responders from Auburn rescued a man from the Androscoggin River late this morning (September 9th).

According to Chief Deputy Tim Cougle of the Auburn Police Department, the man, who was having a mental health crisis, jumped off the Longley Bridge.  The man eventually made his way to a stone pylon under the bridge.  Attending first responders conversed with the man until a rescue boat could get to him.

Check out some video of the incident:

We're glad to hear he is safe and is now getting the help he needs.


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