HAWTHORNE - A police standoff this morning on Westervelt Avenue in Hawthorne ended when a man decided to turned himself in.

Passaic County SWAT units responded to the scene just after 9 a.m. Hostage negotiators were able to goad the man out of a house.

According to police, the suspect is known for having a history of violence, but was not armed and held no hostages inside the home.

People who live in the area were on lockdown while the standoff took place and continued to stay indoors while police investigated.