Miami Beach

A woman who tried to jump off the edge of a Miami Beach building is now safe, cops say

Police talked a woman out of jumping off the edge of a Miami Beach building Monday afternoon.

Miami Beach police hostage negotiators and the department’s crisis intervention team arrived on the scene at around 2 p.m. By about 3 p.m., the woman was safe, police said.

Roads along Washington Avenue between Fifth and Sixth streets were closed but are now open.

Miami Herald staff writer Chuck Rabin contributed to this report.

This article will be updated as more information is available

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