Police Standoff in Manchester Ends Peacefully

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    NBC Connecticut

    A man who was barricaded in a Manchester home Thursday  night has been taken into police custody, according to officials.

    Manchester officers were asked to respond to a home at 194 Lydell Street and make contact with a man who violated a protective a order in West Hartford, according to Captain Christopher Davis.

    Officers and SWAT surrounded the home after the man made threatening comments, barricaded himself inside the home and held a large knife, police said.

    The intersection of Fenwick Road & Lydall Street was blocked off. 

    The suspect was eventually taken into custody without incident around 11:00 p.m.,  Davis said.

    No homes in the area were evacuated.