Hamilton standoff ends peacefully

Hamilton, ON, Canada / AM900 CHML

A standoff is over after police were called to Hamilton’s Durand neighbourhood.

It made for several tense hours for residents along Herkimer Street, between Bay and Caroline, as police converged on a second floor apartment of a house.

The standoff started about 7:30 Thursday night and police say an emotionally disturbed man was inside the unit and that he was wanted for a break and enter charge.

Police would not say if the man had a weapon, but add that the public was in no danger.

It was resolved peacefully by about 10pm.

(Hamilton Spectator)

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