San Angelo Police Department negotiators peacefully resolved an incident involving a man on the ledge of the Pulliam Street exit near the 1200 block of North Loop 306 this morning.

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Just after 11:00 a.m., San Angelo Public Safety Communications received an initial phone call regarding an unknown problem on the loop.  The caller advised a man was on the Pulliam exit overpass, possibly with a knife.  Shortly thereafter, dispatch received additional calls from citizens reporting the same information.

Initial responding Officers made contact with the man, who was visibly distressed.  Although armed with a knife, the man never displayed it towards the Officers in a threatening manner.

Police Department Negotiators arrived and began communicating with the 35-year-old man, who eventually went willingly with Officers to a nearby hospital.  No one was injured during the incident.  Negotiations took over an hour.


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