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Man in custody after standoff in Cleves

Cleves police road blocked
Posted at 8:38 PM, Apr 22, 2022

CLEVES, Ohio — Several officers tackled a man armed with a shotgun in Cleves Friday night after a standoff lasting more than an hour.

Hamilton County dispatchers said multiple police departments responded to an officer's call for assistance on Bassett Street. Photos provided by neighbors showed a man armed with a shotgun standing on the front porch of a home. Officers from Cincinnati, Green Township, Whitewater Township, Great Parks rangers and more were at the scene.

At around 8:30 p.m., officers tackled the man and took him into custody. He was taken away from the scene in an ambulance.

U.S. 50 was closed between Brower and State Street during the standoff. There is no word on how it started.

Police have not provided an update on the man's conditions or what charges could be filed.

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