VIDEO: Suspect hospitalized after falling from Newark home

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NEWARK, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Police are investigating a bizarre standoff that ended with a man hospitalized after he fell from his Newark home.

Police spent roughly an hour trying to convince a suspect to come down safely from a Park Avenue roof around 6 p.m. only for the man to accidentally fall.

"I was trying to pray for him. I was trying to pray for him and saying, 'Come on. You are going to be alright,' and he didn't want it," said the man's roommate.

He was taken away on a stretcher. Police have yet to provide a condition or cause pf the standoff.

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