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Police standoff ends peacefully in Overland Park

Standoff with man barricaded in home ends peacefully

Overland Park police were in a standoff Thursday with a subject barricaded in a house in the 9400 block of Taylor Street. After several hours of negotiations, the man came outside.
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Overland Park police were in a standoff Thursday with a subject barricaded in a house in the 9400 block of Taylor Street. After several hours of negotiations, the man came outside.

A police standoff in Overland Park ended peacefully after several hours Thursday afternoon.

The standoff began before noon Thursday in the 9400 block of Taylor Drive, near the intersection of 95th Street and Switzer Road.

Overland Park police said a person who was thought to be armed was barricaded inside and refused to come out.

But around 3:30 p.m., the man came out and surrendered to police.

Tony Rizzo: 816-234-4435, @trizzkc

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