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Hanover, VA – On Sunday, July 8, 2018, deputies responded to the overpass on Cold Harbor Road for report of a male subject threatening to jump off the bridge onto Interstate 295.
Once on scene deputies located the male subject sitting on the bridge with one leg hanging over the ledge. Deputies immediately established communication with the subject and worked with the Virginia State Police and Virginia Department of Transportation to control traffic on Interstate 295.
Deputies communicated with the subject for over an hour and were able to take him into custody and end the incident peacefully.
The adult male was subsequently transported to a local hospital for further evaluation.
The Sheriff’s Office would also like to express our gratitude to the Virginia State Police and Virginia Department of Transportation for their assistance during this incident.