Crisis team negotiator gets woman threatening harm to herself to surrender

At approximately 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2020, the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Sylvan Glen Mobile Home Estates in the area of Grand River Avenue and Hubert Road for a welfare check.

According to a release from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, information was received that a 56-year-old Genoa Township woman claimed to have a firearm and was threatening harm to herself, as well as to anyone else who approached her home.

The crisis resolution team was activated, and through the use of a negotiator, the woman voluntarily came out of her home and was taken into protective custody. She was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

At this time no charges are being requested

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Michigan State Police, Brighton City Police, Green Oak Township Police, Hamburg Township Police, Brighton Area Fire Department and Livingston County EMS.

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