Police clash in Chenango city district

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Law enforcement officers closed a street in a residential area of ​​the city of Chenango as they attempted to negotiate with a person during a deadlock situation.

New York State Police say troopers were dispatched to a home on Savitch Road around noon Wednesday to check on the well-being of a 34-year-old man.

New York State Police vehicles near a home in the town of Chenango during a standoff on Sept. 29, 2022. Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New York State Police vehicles near a home in the town of Chenango during a standoff on Sept. 29, 2022. Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News

When the soldiers contacted the man, he made threats to harm himself and refused to leave the residence.

Police negotiators were assisted by a mobile crisis team from the Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier.

The man eventually got out of the house and surrendered around 3:05 p.m. Thursday.

State Police were staged on Savitch Road off Councilman Road on September 29, 2022. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

State Police were staged on Savitch Road off Councilman Road on September 29, 2022. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

A Broome County Sheriff’s Deputy has been positioned nearby to provide assistance to state police if needed.

The man was assessed at the scene and then taken to hospital for a mental health assessment.

A similar standoff occurred in the same section of Savitch Road in February 2021. A man who had barricaded himself inside a house following a reported domestic incident eventually surrendered to police of state.

This story was updated after the standoff ended on Thursday afternoon.

Contact Bob Joseph, WNBF News reporter: [email protected] or (607) 545-2250. For the latest story development news and updates, follow @BinghamtonNow on Twitter.

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