Man taken off school district roof

04/11/2014 9:44 AM

04/11/2014 9:52 AM

Emergency services personnel responded to a man on a school district roof cutting himself Tuesday afternoon.

The Los Banos Police and Fire departments arrived at the Los Banos Unified School District Administration Building in the 1700 block of South Eleventh Street after receiving a report of a man on the roof at 3:49 p.m.

Police determined the man, 24, had a medical issue. Firefighters assisted in removing the man from the roof.

The man was treated for his self-inflicted injuries and taken to a Modesto hospital. He is reportedly in stable condition.

In a news release, police thanked the Fire Department for its help.

“We commend the Los Banos Fire Department’s resourceful actions. Fire personnel provided medical care and quickly got the man down from the building,” Cmdr. Jason Hedden said.

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