Suspect rescued from ledge along Mill River in Springfield


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Crews from the Springfield Fire Department assisted police in rescuing a man from a rock wall over the Mill River Friday.

According to the Springfield Police Department’s Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, a suspect wanted on warrants ran from police and was found along the river. Officers were able to talk him off the ledge. The suspect was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

(Springfield Fire Department)

MAP: Mill River in Springfield

The Mill River is a 1.25 mile long tributary of the Connecticut River in Springfield, Massachusetts. It flows from Watershops Pond to its confluence with the Connecticut River. 

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