The following is the actual Yarmouth PD media statement:
DESPONDENT VETERAN HELPED TO HOSPITAL
On Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 2PM, members of the Yarmouth Police Department responded to a home in Yarmouth regarding numerous reports of a combat Veteran making suicidal threats by phone, text, and social media.
Police were also advised that the Veteran may has access to firearms.
Yarmouth Police Officers secured the area and surrounded the residence.
Yarmouth Police Officers and Crisis Negotiators—several of whom are also Combat Veterans—were able to establish a rapport with the Veteran and bring the incident to a successful and non-violent conclusion within approximately 1 hour.
The Veteran was transported to Cape Cod Hospital and is currently receiving professional care and services.
If you or a loved one is struggling with the visible or invisible wounds of War, please reach out to the Yarmouth Police Department, the Cape Cod Vet Center at 508.778.0124, or your local Veterans Services Officer.
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