Police: Nobody hurt after armed man threatens suicide in St. Peters

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by Dan Greenwald / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on September 30, 2013 at 8:00 PM

Updated Monday, Sep 30 at 9:46 PM

(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.

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