Man surrenders after early-morning standoff in Poland

By On August 06, 2018

Man surrenders after early-morning standoff in Poland

Advertisement Man surrenders after early-morning standoff in Poland Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT FEDERAL COURT IN PORTLAND. TRACY: HARRIS HILL ROAD IN POLAND HAS RE-OPENED, AFTER AN ARMED STAND-OFF EARLY THIS MORNING. DISPATCHERS GOT A CALL JUST BEFORE 3:00 A.M. OF A REPORT OF MAN WITH A POSSIBLE BROKEN LEG. BUT WHEN OFFICERS ARRIVED THEY FOUND A MAN DRUNK WITH A RIFLE WHO WAS A THREAT TO HIMSELF AND OTHERS, SEVERAL DEPARTMENTS RESPONDED. THE HOUSE WAS EVACUATED AND THE MAN WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL FOR HIS LEG AND A MENTAL HEALTH Man surrenders after early-morning standoff in Poland POLAND, Maine รข€"

A Poland man surrendered peacefully after a standoff early M onday morning in Poland, according to the Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies and police responded to a home on Harris Hill Road just before 3 a.m.

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Officials said the officer who first arrived at the home reported a man who was intoxicated, had a rifle and was a threat to himself and others.

The officer got several people out of the home and took them to a safe location, authorities said.

The Maine State Police Tactical Team and crisis negotiators also responded to the home and eventually made contact with the man, who surrendered peacefully.

He was taken to a hospital for treatment of a leg injury and a mental health evaluation, the Sheriff's Office said.

The man's name has not been released and no charges have been filed, but officials said the case remains under investigation.

Harris Hill Road was closed to traffic for about three hours.

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Source: Google News Poland | Netizen 24 Poland

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