Man taken to hospital for evaluation after standoff

Man taken to hospital for evaluation after standoff

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - A man was arrested after a standoff in Springfield Township on Monday afternoon.

Springfield Township Police say around 1 p.m., officers were dispatched to an Arlington Road address for a man threatening to commit suicide. The man also threatened to shoot any police officer that came to his home.

According to police, when officers arrived the man had barricaded himself inside the home. SWAT was called to assist and negotiators were able to eventually convince the man to come out of the home. He was then taken into custody.

Police found a black BB gun inside the home.

No injuries were reported.

Michael Jarvis, 44, was charged with inducing panic. He was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

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