Emergency Psychiatric Detention

May 20, 2017, 10:32 p.m.

West Oakland
Case: 1705-1223

Patrons on board the Pittsburg train reported that a black male was cutting his legs with a box cutter. Officers responded and located the man, who was in possession of two knives. The man was detained for psychiatric evaluation after a brief struggle. The man was transported by ambulance to John George Pavilion for evaluation and treatment.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Weapon Weapon Involved Medical Assistance Psychiatric Evaluation