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5-hour standoff ends without incident in Olney

Sunday, April 29, 2012

An afternoon long standoff in Olney ended without anyone being hurt after 5-hours.

Police closed off the 100-block of Clarkson Street around 1:00pm Saturday afternoon.

A violent man was throwing things out of a window including a microwave and some furniture.

A SWAT team was called to the scene.

Police eventually went in and captured the man. They believe he may have been high on an illegal drug.

He was taken to Einstein Hospital for evaluation.

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