Video: Man stuck in basketball hoop prompts Seattle PD response

Man was transported to a local hospital for a mental evaluation


By PoliceOne Staff

SEATTLE — Video captured a group of cops aiding a shirtless man dangling upside-down from a basketball hoop.

According to KOMO, officers responded to the scene during the May Day events and attempted to aid the hammer-wielding man as he tried to untangle himself. Firefighters eventually arrived and took the flailing man down with a fire ladder.

The man was transported to a local hospital for a mental evaluation. 

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