Sand Springs Standoff ends well

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Updated: 8/04/2013 1:41 pm Published: 8/04/2013 1:14 pm

Mike Carter Deputy Chief for Sand Springs said at 8:45 p.m. Saturday night Sand Springs police were called to a house because of a suicidal subject. When police arrived the officers tried to make contact with the individual but he was uncooperative. Being procedure to call the Tactical Team, Sand Springs police called the Southwest Area Tactical Team.
When the SWAT team arrived they inserted a "throw phone" to communicate with the individual, but he did not want to talk.
The team then decided they were forced to go inside the house to apprehend the individual.
The individual is a 30-year-old white male.
He was transported to a local hospital for mental evaluation and treatment.
This standoff ended around midnight Saturday night.

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