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Standoff on Christina Street ends peacefully

The resident exited the home after 3 a.m. and surrendered to police before being transported to hospital
Police car close-up 11-21-09 LD

THUNDER BAY - A standoff that took place overnight on Christina Street has ended peacefully.

According to Thunder Bay Police Service, officers responded to a call for service regarding an individual in distress at a residence on the 200 block of Christina Street East just before 10:30 p.m. Saturday night.

The Emergency Task Unit was deployed, a command post was established, and the area was contained.

Police made contact with the resident who then surrendered to police after agreeing to exit the home after 3 a.m.

The individual was then transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

Police would like to thank the residents in the contained area for their patience during this incident.