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Stand Off Ends Peacefully in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A standoff along Walden Avenue ended peacefully early Sunday morning, according to police.

Cheektowaga Police responded to a possible suicide around 2:50 a.m. Sunday near Walden Ave and Hoerner Ave.

Police set up a a perimeter around the home and diverted traffic away from the incident.

Police also brought in a SWAT Team to assist, as they believed the man may have been armed.

Negotiators spoke with the man for almost two hours before he peacefully surrendered. Police say no gun was found.

Cheektowaga Police say the man was taken to ECMC for psychiatric evaluation and that no criminal charges were filed.








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