Police in Saint John, New Brunswick say man in custody following standoff

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SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Police in Saint John, N.B., say a standoff at a local residence has ended peacefully.

Police say they were called to a home on Ludlow Street West just after 2 a.m. today following reports of a man inside with a weapon.

After hours of negotiations, police say their emergency tactical services unit entered the home just before 11:30 a.m.

A 50-year-old man was taken into custody.

Police say there were no injuries as a result of the incident.

There's no word yet on charges as police continue their investigation.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 18, 2021.

The Canadian Press