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Man threatens to jump from eighth-story ledge

Mandy Feder
mfeder@tahoedailytribune.com
Police and emergency crews responded to a man threatening to jump of the eighth-story of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday afternoon.
Isaac Brambila/Tahoe Daily Tribune |

Police and numerous emergency personnel responded to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Stateline, Nev. just after 2 p.m. Friday for a report of a man who was threatening to jump from the eighth-floor ledge.

Members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Negotiation Team were on scene to assist patrol members trying to talk the man off the ledge.

Tahoe-Douglas Fire Protection District and CalStar were standing-by to assist. No roads were closed as a result of the incident. At 4:55 p.m. the man threatening to jump was safely taken into protective custody.


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