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Sudbury man charged with assault after lengthy negotiation

Man surrendered without incident after negotiation

Updated: April 16, 6:10 p.m.

A 51-year-old Sudbury man has been charged with assault, forcible confinement, choking and uttering threats.

At around 11:20 a.m. on April 16, GSPS officers attended a home on Gilman Street to affect an arrest of a male in relation to an ongoing criminal investigation.

When the officers arrived the man barricaded himself inside the residence, where he does not live.

Additional officers attended the area and the street was closed to traffic in the interest of public safety.

After negotiation, the man surrendered without incident to police shortly before 5 p.m.

The man was taken to Health Sciences North as a precautionary measure.

Updated: April 16, 5:50 p.m.

Greater Sudbury Emergency Medical Services wheeled a man out of a Gilman Street residence on a stretcher at around 5:15 p.m today.

Police were on-scene at the home for several hours and Gilman Street was closed to vehicle traffic for much of the day.

The street has been re-opened.

Please check back with as information becomes available.

Original story:

Greater Sudbury police are on scene at Gillman Street negotiating with a man, attempting to resolve the situation peacefully. We have a reporter on the scene so check back to as this story develops.