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Escaped inmate arrested after standoff

Posted at 10:44 AM, Oct 10, 2015

UPDATE: A woman threatening to jump from the top of the Golden Nugget parking garage was on her way to the Clark County Detention Center by a North Las Vegas Justice Court bailiff when she escaped custody. The woman was talked down and taken into custody around 6:10 p.m. She was transported to the UMC Trauma Center by medical personnel to receive treatment for injuries received as a result of a K-9 bite.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Las Vegas police are on the scene of an incident at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas.

According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, they received a call at 1:54 p.m. that an individual was threatening to jump from the Golden Nugget parking garage.

Officer are currently attempting to talk the person to safety and negotiators have been notified.

This is an active situation. Action News has a crew on the way and will update this story when more information is received.