UPDATE: Suicidal man taken into custody near Owens, Stocker

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro Police say a suicidal man was taken into custody late Tuesday night in the area of Owens and Stocker Avenue.

Traffic was closed in both directions on Owens from Main to A Street for hours during the ordeal.

The man, who was reportedly standing on a railroad overpass, was said to be in emotional distress. Police said he refused to come down, so SWAT and crisis negotiators took control.

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