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Police Search Chevy Chase For Suicidal Man Monday Night

Montgomery County Police tonight used K-9 units and a helicopter to track down and apprehend a man thought to be a suicide risk, according to the Town of Chevy Chase and police scanner traffic.

The search began around 8 p.m. as police called in a helicopter unit to help find the man, who was believed to be in the area of Connecticut Avenue and East-West Highway. The man was found on the front porch of a home in the area after 8:30 p.m., according to scanner traffic.

The man was not taken into custody until 10:04 p.m. A police alert at 10:09 p.m. from the Town of Chevy Chase confirmed the man was put into custody and police were taking him to a nearby hospital.

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