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Police rescue naked woman from East River

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Police have rescued a woman who jumped into the East River near the Manhattan Bridge.

It happened near Pike Street around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on the lower Eastside.

The NYPD's emergency service unit responded and swam out about 30 feet to the woman, who was floating under the bridge.

They pulled her aboard an NYPD Harbor Launch Boat.

The 49-year-old woman was transported to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition.  Police say she was being evaluated as an emotionally disturbed person.

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