DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A drunk man allegedly jumped on the roof of a Metro bus in downtown Los Angeles and refused to come down early Sunday, police said.
The incident began around 2:30 a.m. near 8th and Olive streets.
Metro Transit officials say the man was also threatening to commit suicide. Friends and a crisis negotiation team finally convinced the man to get down about three hours later.
He was taken in for a 72-hour psychiatric evaluation. Buses were rerouted while police attempted to coax the man to climb down.