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Officers surround Cutler Bay building after intruder stands on roof

CUTLER BAY, Fla. – Miami-Dade police officers managed to convince a man to surrender on Tuesday afternoon after standing on the rooftop of a Cutler Bay building for about 20 minutes.

Officers surrounded the building at 10700 Caribbean Blvd., near Southland Mall. Once the man surrendered, officers found he was not armed.

After Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel examined him, officers decided to detain him and take him to a nearby hospital to undergo a psychiatric evaluation, police said.

About the Authors:

Christina returned to Local 10 in 2019 as a reporter after covering Hurricane Dorian for the station. She is an Edward R. Murrow Award-winning journalist and previously earned an Emmy Award while at WPLG for her investigative consumer protection segment "Call Christina."

The Emmy Award-winning journalist joined the Local 10 News team in 2013. She wrote for the Miami Herald for more than 9 years and won a Green Eyeshade Award.