Raleigh streets reopen after woman backs off ledge
Posted May 7, 2012
Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh police have reopened several blocks Monday afternoon near the intersection of Cabarrus and Salisbury streets, where a woman threatening to harm herself sat on the ledge of a parking deck for more than three hours.
The woman backed off peacefully shortly after 5 p.m. and is being evaluated at a local hospital, police said.
She was not armed, police said, and no one was injured in the incident.
No buildings were evacuated, but the following roads and sidewalks were closed:
- Cabarrus Street between McDowell and Salisbury
- Salisbury Street between Davie and Cabarrus
- Gale Street for its one-block entirety, between Davie and Cabarrus
No other information has been released.