Standoff ensues with suicidal man on ledge of river bridge

Last updated: July 8, 2013 - 4:21pm


South Centre Township Police Chief Bill Richendrfer tackles Wayne Shiffer as Shiffer tries to go into his home after a two-hour police standoff on the Mifflinville Bridge Monday morning.  Shiffer, 47, was first spotted sitting on the ledge of the bridge around 4:17 a.m. He was suicidal, police say.
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