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Man taken into custody in NJ after standoff

Local News | May 20, 2013

Man taken into custody in NJ after standoff

HAZLET, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was barricaded in a home for several hours has been taken into custody.

Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Charles Webster tells the Asbury Park Press that there were no injuries and no shots fired after Sunday night’s standoff.

He says neighboring homes were evacuated as a safety precaution.

The man has not been identified and it was not immediately known what he’s being charged with.

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