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SWAT team called out to standoff in Coplay, Lehigh County

Published On: Dec 24 2013 05:04:12 AM EST   Updated On: Sep 02 2013 11:01:08 AM EDT

Folks were on edge in Coplay after a standoff in the 100 block of North Eighth Street.

COPLAY, Pa. -

A standoff caused quite a scene Sunday in one Lehigh County neighborhood.

It started at around 11:30 a.m. at a home located at 115 N. Eighth Street in Coplay.

Police say a man barricaded himself inside, and the SWAT team was called as the man was threatening suicide as well as threatening officers.

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But, the standoff ended peacefully when the man walked out of the house about 1:45 p.m. and was taken to the hospital for evaluation, police said.

There's no word on what sparked the incident.