Cayce Public Safety officials have removed man from roof

Cayce Public Safety officials have removed man from roof

CAYCE, S.C. (WIS) - Cayce Public Safety officials have removed a man from the roof of a house near the intersection of Slann Drive and Riverhill Court.

Officials from Cayce had been conducting negotiations, with the help of Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, to remove the man since 4 a.m. on Tuesday.

Police received a call about a male suspect on the roof of a home claiming to have a weapon. Officials could not confirm if a weapon was present.

The people occupying the home do not know the suspect, according to Cayce Public Safety Chief Bryon Snellgrove. Snellgrove said that they are safe, but did not confirm if the occupants of the home had been evacuated.

The suspect was not considered to be a danger to the public. It is believed that substance abuse maybe connected to the suspect’s behavior.

The suspect is now in EMS care, according to officials.

At this point, officials have not confirmed if any charges will be filed against the suspect. However, police are still investigating the incident to confirm the man’s identity and the reason he was on the roof.

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