Brad Parscale, former Trump campaign manager, hospitalised after self-harm threats

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Brad Parscale, former Trump campaign manager, hospitalised after self-harm threats. Police called to Fort Lauderdale home said Parscale, who had access to firearms, accompanied officers willingly
Donald Trump's former campaign manager Brad Parscale has been hospitalised after he threatened to harm himself, according to Florida police and campaign officials.

Police were called to the home in Desota Drive in the Seven Isles community of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, late on Sunday afternoon. The home is owned by Bradley and Candice Parscale.

"When officers arrived on scene, they made contact with the reportee (wife of armed subject) who advised her husband was armed, had access to multiple firearms inside the residence and was threatening to harm himself," Fort Lauderdale police said in a statement.

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"Officers determined the only occupant inside the home was the adult male. Officers made contact with the male, developed a rapport, and safely negotiated for him to exit the home."

Police identified the man as Parscale. He did not threaten police and accompanied officers willingly under Florida's Baker Act, which gives police the power to detain a person who poses a potential threat to themselves or others for 72 hours…
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