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Posted: Wednesday, 20 August 2014 8:30PM

Newton Standoff Ends with Suspect in Custody



NEWTON, Kan. -  A standoff in a Newton neighborhood ended with one man in custody.   It began early Wednesday morning when a man allegedly threatened to hurt three of his co-workers at Norcraft, and then kill himself.  Officers were called to the business in the  800 block of South Columbus, .

Officers also went to a home in the 500 block of East 6th Street, where they found the man, along with other residents in the house.  Police were able to quikly remove three adults and two children who were not injured.

The man eventually complied with police orders to come out of the house. The unarmed suspect was taken into custody without incident.

 

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08/20/2014 8:31PM
Newton Standoff Ends with Suspect in Custody
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