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For Immediate Release:
May 22, 2016

Media Contact:
Detective Marjorie Eloi

Topic: Distressed Male Taken Into Custody
Case #: PD160522192756
Date & Time of Occurrence: 05/22/2016 at approx. 12:16 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: State Road 836 eastbound ramp from southbound State Road 826
  Miami, Florida
Victim #1:
Victim's Name: Not Available, (W/M)
Victim's Age: 20s

Distressed Male Taken Into Custody

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

Miami-Dade Police Department’s Hostage Negotiators and Special Response Team (SRT) successfully prevented a male in distress from ending his life.

Shortly after noon a Florida Highway Patrol trooper located a male standing on top of the concreate barriers on State Road 836 eastbound ramp from southbound State Road 826.  The male advised he was going to jump and end his life.  Hostage Negotiators and SRT were summoned and after speaking with the male were able to take him into custody without further incident and transported him to a nearby hospital. 

Traffic which had been closed during the incident, has since reopened.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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