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Stand-off in Embrun ends peacefully

OPP are saying a stand-off in Embrun has ended peacefully.

Russell County officers were called to a home on Marcel Street in Embrun around 12:33 Tuesday afternoon, as a 33-year-old man was threatening to hurt himself.

Two residential blocks were evacuated as police attempted to reach the man and detours around the 30 block of Marcel Street were put in place.

The man turned himself over at 6:35 Tuesday evening. He was apprehended under the Mental Health Act.

The OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit, Emergency Response Team, and OPP Negotiators helped the Russell County detachment.

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