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No jumper, just a statue

An art installation that looked very much like a man about to jump from a skyscraper forced the New York Police Department to issue an alert warning locals that what looked like a suicide attempt was merely a statue and not to call 911.

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An art installation that looked very much like a man about to jump from a skyscraper forced the New York Police Department to issue an alert warning locals that what looked like a suicide attempt was merely a statue and not to call 911.

The 31 statues placed around Madison Square Park are the latest art installation by British artist Antony Gormley.

Posted on Flickr by "heyennovy" 24 March 2010.

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