SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A person threatening to jump from northbound U.S. Highway 101 onto San Francisco city streets Monday afternoon has been talked down and taken into custody, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
CHP received a report at 1:23 p.m. of a person running across the highway just past the Vermont Street exit near the Highway 101 and Interstate 80 split, CHP officer Michael Ferguson said.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Arrested For Setting Fires In Tinder-Dry Berkeley Hills
Officers arrived at the scene at about 1:30 p.m. and found the person threatening to jump.
CHP requested a San Francisco police negotiator to speak with the person, Ferguson said. All lanes were blocked while the negotiation was carried out.READ MORE: California Drought: Healdsburg Bans Sprinklers; Sets Personal Water Use To 74 Gallons A Day
Officers were able to calm the person and take him into custody around 2:10 p.m.
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