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Raleigh streets reopen after woman backs off ledge

Posted May 7, 2012 2:58 p.m. EDT
Updated May 7, 2012 5:39 p.m. EDT

— 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.