Peaceful ending to standoff

Oct 21 • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments on Peaceful ending to standoff

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Around 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police responded to a disturbance at a residence on Tweedsmuir Avenue in Chatham.

Police swarmed the area, blocking off the street and attempted to negotiate with a man in crisis to have him exit the home.

The man refused and officers entered the home just before 7 p.m. to apprehend him.

He was transported to hospital for assistance.

Through investigation, police learned that the man had threatened a family member.

This morning, the 23-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with uttering threats. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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