Police Standoff in Manchester Ends Peacefully

Friday, Feb 28, 2014  |  Updated 12:06 AM EDT
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Police Standoff in Manchester Ends Peacefully

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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.

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