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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Mayor Byron Brown is talking out about an incident that occurred Friday evening the place he says his son skilled a psychological well being episode.
Buffalo Police affirm that officers had been known as after Byron Brown Jr., 30, broke via home windows of a Linwood Avenue residence in an try to achieve entry to a good friend’s residence above the one he broke into.
The tenants and landlords should not urgent fees, and Brown can pay to repair the home windows.
Officers introduced him to ECMC to be evaluated.
Mayor Brown launched the next assertion concerning the incident:
Final evening, my son, Byron, skilled a psychological well being episode that required skilled assist. My household and I are grateful that the person who known as for help acknowledged that Byron wanted skilled medical consideration, and for the police response, which ensured his secure transport to a hospital the place he’s getting the care he wants. All through the pandemic, the absence of dependable help techniques and the isolation that outcomes from social distancing has undoubtedly had an impact on all of us, but additionally creates further obstacles and dangers for individuals with psychological well being points. We ask that his privateness be revered as he recovers. We’re grateful for the entire help that now we have in our neighborhood.