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Long Branch SWAT Team Ends Three Hour Armed Standoff

What began as a domestic dispute involving a man fighting with his Father, ends in a three-hour standoff in Long Branch. 

Standoff in Long Branch
Standoff in Long Branch (The Link News via Facebook)

According to the Asbury Park Press, police were called to the scene by the father when the unidentified man barricaded himself inside a bungalow on Brighton Avenue behind the Brighton Bar with knives and a machete.

The area was evacuated and power cut off to the house.

A SWAT team rushed the home and arrested the resident, taking him in for psychiatric evaluation.

 

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