advertisement

Man talked down from Fifth and Walnut parking garage

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 | 1:50 p.m. CDT; updated 4:14 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 19, 2011

COLUMBIA — Part of Fifth Street was blocked off for about 15 minutes Tuesday afternoon after police received a call that a man was sitting on the edge of the southwest corner of the Fifth and Walnut Street parking garage.

The Columbia Police Department dispatched at 12:07 p.m. The man, who was threatening to jump, was talked down by two officers specially trained in crisis intervention. At 12:24 p.m., the man was safely brought into police custody, said Sgt. Jill Wieneke, the department's public information officer.

National and mid-Missouri crisis hotlines



 


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements