LOOK: Man attempts to jump off Quiapo Bridge


Posted at Aug 17 2014 05:30 PM | Updated as of Aug 18 2014 01:30 AM

MANILA -- A man attempted to jump of the top of Quiapo Bridge Sunday afternoon, police said.

According to Manila Police District (MPD), the man, who was wearing a yellow t-shirt and red shorts, climbed on top of the bridge at around 12:30 p.m.

The man was also armed with a small knife.

Four members of the Manila Fire Department (MFD) followed the man on top of the bridge.

The man was convinced to go down after seeing the cushion bag laid under the bridge.

He was brought to Quiapo Police Station for questioning and investigation.

The incident caused heavy traffic in the area. -- report from Junry Hidalgo, DZMM