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Shirtless man barricades himself on roof of downtown Vancouver building

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DH Vancouver Staff Aug 25, 2014 10:24 am

Authorities are on scene in response to reports of a man on top of a roof of a building in downtown Vancouver.

The incident is taking place in the 1000 block of Granville Street, between Nelson and Helmcken, atop a 5-storey building located between the Hotel Regal and the Next Tattoo parlour. The building is the Hotel Vogue at 1060 Granville, an SRO. (The location was confused in previous reports as the Vogue Theatre, which is north on Granville.)

The police are in talks with the man, who can be seen from the street as he stands shirtless on the roof.

Translink is advising of route changes due to the activity that has forced the closure of the transit mall in the area.

 

Transit services were resuming regular service at around 12:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.

More as this story develops…

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