Barricaded man in Hamilton has been arrested

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Published January 9, 2024 at 2:45 pm

COURTESY OF HAMILTON POLICE SERVICE
COURTESY OF HAMILTON POLICE SERVICE

The man who had barricaded himself inside a Hamilton home has been arrested.

Hamilton Police said a man, possibly armed, had barricaded himself in a home near Mountain Ave. and Maple Ave. The area is a quiet residential neighbourhood full of detached homes and apartment buildings. The police announcement of the standoff came around noon on Jan. 9.

Investigators believed the man may have been armed. They advised residents to avoid the area and for anyone who lives nearby to stay inside.

Shortly after 2 p.m. police advised they situation was resolved. They had arrested one man and siezed one gun. They did not identify or describe the suspect. The roads are now reopened.

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