The Vancouver Police Department has closed Dunsmuir Street between Granville and Seymour Streets due to a major incident.
As many as a dozen police vehicles and yellow tape are blocking the area.
Update: a man was seen hanging off the ledge of a 14th floor balcony. As of mid-morning, after successful negotiations with asking the man to climb back into safety, he was placed into police custody.
— Ray E. (@TheRayEstrella) November 20, 2013
What’s going on on Dunsmuir and Granville? pic.twitter.com/o2YqpKQU4A
— johnnysunshine (@johnnysunshine) November 20, 2013
Dunsmuir Street is still closed, and the VPD Mobile Command Centre just showed up! pic.twitter.com/b0T4x5O2AX
— Brad Cavanagh (@CanSpice) November 20, 2013
— Asian Street (@theAsianstreet) November 20, 2013
— Peter J. Cavan (@PJCavan) November 20, 2013
Image: Peter J. Cavan via Twitter