Eastbound and westbound 215 at Jones reopens

Suicidal man closed road to traffic

LAS VEGAS - A man with suicidal thoughts who stalled traffic on the 215 near the Centennial Hills area has been taken into custody.

Metro Police said traffic was shut down near eastbound and westbound 215 at N. Jones Boulevard due to a suicidal man for more than an hour.

Police said the man was threatening to jump from the overpass.  

Officers worked from 3 p.m. to about 4:30 p.m. trying get him down. Traffic was at a complete standstill, but it has since started moving smoothly.


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