Police talk man down from railroad scaffolding in Greenville

GREENVILLE - Police confirmed a 42-year-old man at a popular Greenville intersection has climbed down from a railroad scaffolding.

It happened at the intersection of 10th St. and Grande Ave. in the downtown area. The call came in at 7:45 am. Friday. 

Police were on the scene trying to convince the man to come down from 15-20 feet in the air on scaffolding.

A negotiator climbed up to the man and talked him down.

Tenth street is back open. 

The man was taken to Vidant Medical Center to be evaluated.

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