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Man who ran across Highway 85 to receive mental health resources, Mountain View police say

Original post made on Jul 27, 2022

A man who ran across northbound Highway 85 during commute hours Monday, causing the highway to be briefly shut down, was detained by an officer and connected to mental health services, according to police.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 12:31 PM

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Posted by If you want to dismantle racism, you have to name race
a resident of Willowgate
on Jul 27, 2022 at 2:45 pm

If you want to dismantle racism, you have to name race is a registered user.

Sounds like the person ran onto the highway because they were being chased by police. What if a mental health professional had responded and deescalated AND connected the person with mental health services without scaring the person onto the highway. It'll be great when the county's non-law enforcement crisis response (TRUST) is available. Web Link


Posted by ivg
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Jul 27, 2022 at 6:47 pm

ivg is a registered user.

Why do you assume racism when the man's own father called the police?


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