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UPDATE: Standoff with man on Penticton hospital roof ends

Police safely ended an hours-long standoff with a man on top of Penticton Regional Hospital, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.

PENTICTON - Police negotiating with a man on the roof of the hospital in Penticton this morning managed to get him down safely.

The man was on the new hospital tower under construction at Penticton Regional Hospital this morning, Aug. 17.

RCMP closed Government Street between Carmi Avenue and Industrial Avenue for a time this morning.

Calls and messages to Penticton RCMP have not been returned.

— This story was updated at 3:22 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 to say the incident had ended.

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