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Occurred : 1/20/2014 17:00 (Entered as : 01/20/14 17:00)
Reported: 2/7/2014 7:32:17 PM 19:32
Posted: 2/14/2014
Location: New York City (Brooklyn), NY
Shape: Cylinder
Duration:unknown
Cylindrical object, glassy/translucent, in vicinity of helicopters.

Proceeding down the pedestrian walkway on Fort Hamilton Parkway, in Brooklyn NY, approaching Prospect Park, I observed three helicopters circling (wide and rapidly), to the northeast, as well as some flashes from the helicopters. For orientation, my position would have put the Statue of Liberty to the southwest at approximately my 8:00. From my perspective (about 15 feet elevated from ground level) the helicopters were at 30-40 degrees off horizon. I thought the behavior of the helicopters odd, and wanted to video it, but managed only to get a series of photographs them (on a Droid Razr phone). In reviewing the photos, I found one photo shows what appeared to be a cylindrical object, at a slight cant, reflecting light with a glassy aspect, in the vicinity of the helicopters. I am an attorney by training, and work in a corporate setting.