Youth threatens suicide over abuse claim
The young man said he decided to take to the roof after he felt like he was the suspect and not the victim.
He attempted several times to jump from the roof of the building but was persuaded by curious onlookers not to.
His outburst comes mere hours after the police placed three of its ranks stationed at the mobile police outpost in Stabroek under close arrest.
Despite the pleas of the police, members of the Guyana Fire Service and citizens the boy stood his ground for more than an hour.
Eventually he was apprehended overpowered and taken down by public-spirited citizens.
Chief probation officer of the ministry of human services Forbes Monroe was one of the persons that overpowered the lad from the roof, he said that his ministry will be recommending that the boy get all the help needed.
The young man was taken into police custody.