Authorities respond to SWAT standoff in Bedford

Authorities respond to SWAT standoff in Bedford

BEDFORD, OH (WOIO) - There was a SWAT standoff Friday evening in Bedford.

The standoff was near Thames Avenue and Greencroft Road. As of Saturday morning, police told us that the situation is over.

Police said that the subject's mother called them, concerned about threats he made to harm himself, and officers, should she call police.

The man did not want to talk to negotiators, but eventually surrendered.

He was taken to University Hospitals in Bedford for a psychiatric evaluation. Police said he is not facing any charges at this time.

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