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Man safe after threatening jump from hospital roof

Hospital Safety Insider, October 2, 2014

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A man who threatened to jump from a Miami hospital parking garage Sept. 26 is safe, according to a report in the Miami Herald.

The unidentified man threatened to jump from the top of the garage at Jackson Memorial Hospital at about 2 p.m., emergency crews were able to talk him into giving himself up about four hours later, the report said.

According to the report, the scene drew onlookers while officers spoke to him at length. He was committed for psychiatric care, according to Miami-Dade County police sources quoted in the article.

Hospital operations were not affected by the incident, according to the report.

 



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