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Police rescue possible jumper at Ruffin Building

Police, ambulances and firetrucks block off Broadway between Douglas and First Street after a report that a man was threatening to jump from the Ruffin Building on Tuesday night. (May 24, 2016)
Police, ambulances and firetrucks block off Broadway between Douglas and First Street after a report that a man was threatening to jump from the Ruffin Building on Tuesday night. (May 24, 2016) The Wichita Eagle

Parts of Broadway were blocked off Tuesday night as Wichita police were dealing with a possible jumper at the Ruffin Building, according to a Sedgwick County 911 dispatcher.

An ambulance and several police vehicles were standing by on Broadway, which was blocked off from Douglas to First Street. The incident began at about 8:30 p.m. By 10:15 p.m., police had rescued the man from the building at 100 N. Broadway.

Further details about the man were not immediately available.

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