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Man in custody after standoff with police in Chester County

Published On: Dec 24 2013 07:21:26 AM CST
Updated On: Sep 24 2013 05:12:13 PM CDT

Standoff in Chester Co

SPRING CITY, Pa. -

Authorities in Chester County had to shut down part of a neighborhood because of a standoff Monday night.

Officials say a man on Church Street in Spring City threatened his wife with a rifle.

Two SWAT teams were called in, and the neighborhood was evacuated during the incident.

Authorities managed to talk the man, later identified as Robert Fillman, out of the home after more than three hours.

He was taken into custody and will be arraigned Monday morning.