(KMOV.com) – Police said several homes were evacuated after an armed man threatened to kill himself in St. Peters.
Police said the incident occurred around 6:00 p.m. Monday at a home in the only block of Briarhill Court. Authorities said the subject gave up peacefully around 8:00 p.m. after he began talking to police who convinced him to give himself up. According to authorities, no shots were fired and a swat team was not called but several nearby houses were evacuated.
Police said the man was later taken to hospital for psychological evaluation.