Philadelphia courthouse evacuated after elevator mishap

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Posted: Aug 04, 2016 11:05 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An elevator mishap has injured a woman at Philadelphia's main criminal courthouse, which was evacuated as a precaution.

Details about the Thursday morning accident at the Criminal Justice Center were hazy, with the injured woman and officials giving different accounts.

The woman was able to speak to news crews after the late morning ordeal before being taken away in an ambulance. The extent of her injuries is unclear.

Sheriff Jewell Williams says the woman was using an employee elevator.

No other details were immediately available.