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Standoff Ends Peacefully in North End of St. Joseph

Police say there were weapons in the home.

Posted: Feb 15, 2018 10:31 PM
Updated: Feb 15, 2018 11:23 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The standoff began just before 8 p.m. Thursday when St. Joseph police received a called of a domestic disturbance on the 2600 block of Folsom Street.

Police say a 50-year-old male suspect did not want to come out of the home while the complainant was able to escape the residence. 

A police negotiator was called to the scene to talk with the suspect. 

Officers did say there were weapons in the home, however would not go into further detail.

The standoff ended peacefully just before 10 p.m. with the suspect being taken into custody. His identity is still unknown at this time.

No injuries were reported.

The incident is still under investigation. 

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