Four hour standoff ends peacefully in Montreal North
The standoff on Leger ended peacefully early Saturday morning.
Published Saturday, August 17, 2013 11:50AM EDT
Last Updated Saturday, August 17, 2013 1:12PM EDT
MONTREAL - A tense, four-hour police standoff at an apartment building on Leger Blvd. in Montreal North has ended peacefully.
The incident started at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday after a man., who claimed to be armed, barricaded himself in an apartment and refused to exit.
The man, who is known to police, was acting in an aggressive and threatening manner but after extensive negotiations he agreed to come out at about 7:15 a.m.
He will be brought in to undergo psychiatric evaluation.
Police later discovered that he was not actually armed.