Riders Trapped in RJC Elevator for Half Hour

LAS VEGAS -- People were trapped in an elevator at the Regional Justice Center for nearly a half hour Wednesday morning, a spokesman for Clark County confirmed.

Elevator 1 became stuck on the 4th floor at about 11:06 a.m. and was not released until about 11:30 a.m. The county cannot say how many people were in the elevator at the time that it was stuck.

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The elevator contractor Otis has taken the elevator out of service, but there is no word on what caused the trouble.


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