UPDATE: Central Precinct Officers Talking With Man Threading to Jump from Crown Plaza Building Skybridge

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June 25, 2013 14:35

  

The man threatening to jump from the skybridge has gotten down and has been taken into protective custody. All streets are now open to regular traffic.

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This afternoon, Tuesday June 25, 2013, at 12:23 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the Crown Plaza Building, located at 1500 Southwest 1st Avenue, on the report that a man standing on the ledge of the skybridge over Southwest 1st Avenue.

Officers arrived in the area and have made contact with the man who is threatening to jump to the street below.

Traffic is blocked on Southwest Clay Street from Naito Parkway to 1st Avenue and Southwest 1st Avenue from Columbia to Market Streets.

Enhanced Crisis Intervention Team (ECIT) officers are at the scene and the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) has been consulted about the incident.

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