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Originally published: 2014-07-15 15:58:29
Last modified: 2014-07-15 15:59:10

Police talk man down from hotel window

by Staff Reports

Just before 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Boone Police responded to a report of a 44-year-old man threatening to jump from a fourth floor window at the 1050 block of N.C. 105 in Boone, according to a release sent by Boone Police.


Just before 12:45 p.m., Boone Police negotiators were able to talk the man into surrendering, according to the release.


He was served with involuntary commitment papers and transported for an evaluation.


The Watauga County Sheriff's Office, Boone Fire Department, and Watauga Medics assisted during this incident.


Due to the nature of the incident, no further identifying information will be released about the subject.