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  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    A man's been arrested after an Auckland rush-hour publicity stunt - mental health experts say was reckless and traumatising

    A man's been arrested after an Auckland rush-hour publicity stunt - mental health experts say was reckless and traumatising


    The 57-year-old suspended himself in a harness from the Southern Motorway's East Tamaki overbridge, to raise suicide awareness.

    Commuters saw him throwing white objects, and traffic backed up for nearly six-kilometres.

    Inspector Danny Meade says many commuters were no doubt affected by the disturbing sight - and it's lucky no one was injured.
    The man's being spoken to and charges are being considered.

    © 2024 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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