Rotterdam man taken to hospital after standoff

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ROTTERDAM, NY - Rotterdam Police responded to a home on Hamburg Street in the Town of Rotterdam today at 3:30 p.m. to check the welfare of an emotionally disturbed person who may have had a weapon. 

The 35 year old man refused to come out of his home and cooperate with police. After three hours of negotiation with police officers he agreed to come out of the home and was taken into custody. 

He was transported to Ellis Hospital for evaluation. No one was injured during the incident. An investigation is continuing.


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