Drake Reportedly Offered to Help Police Talk Down a Suicidal Man in England

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Drake attends the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on Nov. 20, 2016 in Los Angeles.

Drake reportedly offered to speak to a suicidal man who was threatening to jump off a bridge in Manchester, England on Saturday morning (Feb. 11), according to Manchester Evening News.

A traffic jam was caused as police blocked off roads and attempted to talk the man down -- the rapper’s tour bus was caught within the congestion.

“One officer was approached by a male from a tour van caught up in the traffic congestion, claiming to be part of Drake’s entourage,” Phil Spurgeon, of the City Centre Intergrated Neighbourhood Policing Team, told Manchester Evening News. “He offered for Drake to speak to the male on the bridge, if that would help. The offer was declined with thanks.”  

Thankfully, police were able to convince the man to come back to safety, and he was ultimately escorted to hospital for treatment. 

Drake is in Europe for the Boy Meets World Tour.


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