CT police resolve standoff situation in Ellington


State police resolved a five-hour standoff in Tolland County early Saturday morning.

Troopers responded to an Ellington home around 3 a.m. to reports of a suicidal person barricaded inside.

A SWAT team negotiated with the person for about two hours before the person left the home around 8:15 a.m.

Area residents were advised to shelter in place during the situation.

The individual was transported to a hospital for evaluation.


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