Standoff at Vernon Apartment Complex Over

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A standoff at Vernon Pines apartment complex on Regan Street in Vernon is over.

At 9:15 a.m., police responded to 17 Regan Street, an apartment complex with around 70 units, after a crisis unit called them about a man threatening harm and alluding to having a gun.

Police tried to make contact with the resident, but he did not answer, police said.

Some units were evacuated and the complex was sealed off as the SWAT team, along with police from East Hartford, South Windsor, Manchester, Coventry, negotiators and state police. responded.

The standoff lasted about three hours and the man was taken to a local hospital for a psychiatric hospital.

Police said he does not have a criminal background.

Police did not recover a gun. There is no word on charges.

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