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UPDATE: Standoff in Hallowell ends peacefully

Published: Dec. 4, 2021 at 10:07 PM EST
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HALLOWELL, Maine (WABI) - Police say a standoff in downtown Hallowell has come to a peaceful end.

The incident began around 7 p.m. Saturday.

Hallowell police say they were called to an apartment for a welfare check, which quickly escalated.

Thank you, for all for your patience and cooperation with last nights incident. Around 700 pm, The Hallowell Police...

Posted by Hallowell Police Department on Sunday, December 5, 2021

We’re told Maine State Police negotiators took over when the person refused to come out.

No word if any arrests were made.

Water Street was shut down for awhile while officials dealt with the incident.

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