Feminine suspect charged after climbing escape ladder onto decrease Broadway roof


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A suspect was charged early Saturday morning after police said she entered and climbed an escape ladder near a popular lower Broadway bar.

According to Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) documents, officers were called to 210 Broadway, the cordoned-off building next to the Redneck Riviera Bar & BBQ. The suspect reportedly climbed the escape ladder on the side of the building and onto the roof, then threw her backpack up there.

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Authorities said they ordered the suspect to come down and get off the roof, but she didn’t.

MNPD said the Nashville Fire Department (NFD) was then dispatched to the scene. Firefighters allegedly lifted the ladder of the NFD truck onto the roof and recovered the suspect and her backpack.

The woman was then arrested and charged.