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BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) – Mayor Byron Brown is talking about an incident that occurred Friday night time during which he says his son skilled a psychological well being episode.
Buffalo police confirmed officers had been referred to as after Byron Brown Jr., 30, smashed the home windows of a Linwood Avenue condominium in an try to achieve entry to a good friend’s condominium that he broke into.
Tenants and landlords will not be submitting charges and Brown pays to restore the home windows.
Officers took him to ECMC for analysis.
Mayor Brown issued the next assertion concerning the incident:
Final night time my son Byron skilled a psychological well being episode that required skilled assist. My household and I are grateful that the one that requested for assist acknowledged that Byron wanted skilled medical consideration and police response, guaranteeing his secure transportation to a hospital the place he’s receiving the care he wants. All through the pandemic, the absence of dependable assist programs and the isolation that outcomes from social distancing has actually had an impact on all of us, however it additionally creates further obstacles and dangers for folks with psychological well being points. We ask that your privateness be revered when you recuperate. We’re grateful for all of the assist we’ve in our group.