Police deal with distraught person in downtown Abbotsford

Reports indicate a woman was on the roof of a restaurant

  • Jan. 25, 2016 12:00 p.m.
Police deal with distraught person in downtown Abbotsford

Police dealt with an incident involving a distraught woman on the roof of a building in downtown Abbotsford on Monday morning.

Officers were called out at 9:16 a.m. Apparently the woman was arguing with her boyfriend.

Police had five patrol cars on the scene. Traffic was blocked in the area for a period of time. Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service was called out in case firefighters were needed to assist the woman down, however, that was not necessary.

Police were able to talk her off the roof. She was apprehended due to mental health concerns.