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Police and FDNY fish out three men from East River, none injured

piersAug. 25, 2014 By Christian Murray

Two men in their 20s jumped into the East River from the piers at Gantry Plaza State Park a little after 8pm Monday, according to police.

A good Samaritan jumped into the water to help one of the men who appeared to be struggling, while another onlooker called the police.

Several police officers, rescue workers and a helicopter were in the area .

The police pulled two of the men out of the water. The FDNY emergency services pulled out the other. None were seriously hurt.

The police did not know why the men jumped into the river.

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