Prosecutor: 3-hour standoff with police ends peacefully

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A three-hour standoff with police in Middlesex Borough ended peacefully and without injury, according to the county prosecutor.

Authorities have not released a lot of information about the situation, but say that police were called to a Mountain Avenue home around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday for reports of a distraught man.

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Negotiators were able to convince the man, who was not identified, to leave his home a little more than three hours after they arrived.

Police say that no charges have been filed, but the man is in custody pending the outcome of the investigation.

 

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