Boardman emergency crews talk man down from tree after 3 hours

Police responded to the scene of a suicidal man in a tree in Boardman.

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – A tense situation in Boardman is under control Tuesday afternoon.

Police responded to Pierce Drive and Hopkins Road around 1 p.m. after reports of a suicidal man in a tree. He was up there for about three hours.

A number of police officers and the fire department were on the scene.

Police have not released the name of the man involved.

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