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Posted: Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:41PM

Newton Man Arrested after Making Threats, Standoff



NEWTON, Kan.  -  A man was arrested after police say he barricaded himself in a Newton home.

A Harvey County spokesperson said they received a report around 6:00 p.m Thursday, of someone making threats via text messages. When officers arrived in the 1000 block of North Walnut, a man had barricaded himself in the home.

Officers entered the home and took the suspect into custody about two hours later.  He was taken for a mental health evaluation.

No one was hurt. The suspect's name was not released.

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08/28/2014 11:44PM
Newton Man Arrested after Making Threats, Standoff
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