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Manchester Standoff Ends Peacefully

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File photo of police tape outside of a house. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

File photo of police tape outside of a house. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) _ A brief standoff with Manchester police and a despondent woman ended peacefully Sunday.

Police responded to the 44-year-old woman’s Keeney Street home after her mother reported her to police around 10:45 a.m.

she was found with blood stains on her, but then retreated inside claiming she had weapons and would use them on officers if they tried to help her.

Eventually she came out around 2 p.m. and was taken to a hospital for treatment and evaluation.

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