Police end standoff

Published 11:21 pm Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Suffolk police successfully ended a standoff situation on Manning Bridge Road on Wednesday afternoon.

City spokeswoman Debbie George said police received a call at noon saying that an individual was yelling and throwing things in the 700 block of Manning Bridge Road.

When an officer arrived, the man charged at the officer, who deployed his Taser, George said.

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The man then ran into the residence and refused to exit. The SWAT team was called out, but the man came out and surrendered prior to SWAT’s arrival, she said.

The man was placed in custody and taken for a mental evaluation, she said.