EAST HARLEM, Manhattan– The NYPD has temporarily halted their search for a teen who jumped into the East River Sunday night until the morning, leaving many of the boy’s loved ones in disbelief.
Sources tell PIX11, the 15-year-old’s family members say he leaped into the water near the Ward Island’s Bridge around 11 p.m.
NYPD’s Harbor and FDNY’s Marine units responded but suspended their search shortly after 1:30 a.m. Monday. A NYPD spokesperson said they will resume looking for the boy after sunrise.
No word on why the teenager entered the water.