Hampton police take suicidal person into custody

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HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton police say officers took a suicidal individual into custody Tuesday afternoon.

A large police scene formed in the 200 block of Raleigh Avenue, blocking the roadway, as police negotiators worked to coax a suicidal subject out of a residence.

Around 3:15 p.m., officers took the individual into custody and transported him to a local hospital for mental evaluation, according to a Hampton Police Division tweet.

Police say neither the individual nor any officers were injured.

No further information has been released. Stay with WAVY.com for updates on this story.

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