Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Man Survives Second-Story Fall @ the Bangor Public Library

Police: Man who fell from Bangor Public Library window was hallucinating. Bangor Daily News, 6/8/2011.

Excerpt:  A man who fell or jumped from a second story window at Bangor Public Library on Tuesday afternoon was not severely injured in the fall, Bangor police Sgt. Paul Edwards said Wednesday.

The 32-year-old Bangor man has a history of mental illness and reportedly was hallucinating, “perhaps brought on by some sort of drug intake,” he said. “No one saw him jump. No one saw him fall. There were no broken bones.”

Police and an ambulance were called to the library at 1 p.m. and the man was taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center.

“The rumor was he was running from the cops and ran through the library and jumped out the window — that is not true,” Edwards said

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