Big drama is playing off at Heidelberg Hospital at this very moment

Police, fire fighters and medics are at this moment trying to negotiate with a patient that is threatening to jump off the roof of Heidelberg Hospital.

The man was brought in at around 09:00 from Devon by ambulance when he jumped out and climbed on the roof. He refuses to come down.


HERAUT will keep our readers up to date on the situation.


Good news: Members of Heidelberg police have managed to overpower the man at around 11:00. Lesedi Fire and Rescued stepped in and sedated the man while still on the roof. He was safely brought down at 11:15 in a stretcher and taken inside the hospital.


Lydia Rice
Journalist - Heidelberg

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