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Updated: Suspect in Beatty Street standoff faces weapons and assault charges

No one injured as police successfully negotiate peaceful arrest

Updated June 30 at 2:55 p.m.

A 29-year-old man faces four charges following a standoff with Greater Sudbury Police officers on Beatty Street on June 30.

Police were called at 8:25 a.m. about a disturbance at a Beatty Street home.

When officers arrived, they determined there was a man with a weapon. The man, in crisis, barricaded himself inside the residence. Beatty Street and the surrounding area were contained by officers.

Tactical officers negotiated with the man throughout the morning, resulting in his arrest just before 11 a.m.

"Officers were able to de-escalate the situation to a peaceful resolution," said Greater Sudbury Police Service in a news release. 

The man was arrested, and no one was injured.

The man is charged with uttering threats to cause bodily harm, weapons dangerous, assault with a weapon and break and enter.

Police aren't releasing his name as the information has not yet been sworn through the court process.

Officer remain on scene, pending a search warrant.

Updated June 30 at 11:32 a.m.

A man was arrested June 30 following a standoff with Greater Sudbury Police Service when the man barricaded himself inside a home on Beatty Street.

Police said he was arrested without incident.

The roads are now opened. 

The investigation is ongoing.

Updated June 30 at 10:55 a.m.

Officers with Greater Sudbury Police are continuing to negotiate with the suspect, who is in possession of a weapon, police said in a tweet.

Police say they are working on a peaceful resolution.

Original story: 

Greater Sudbury Police are on scene in the Beatty Street area at this hour, dealing with what they are describing as a "barricaded male" who has been contained within a residence.

Community members and motorists are asked to avoid the area, and residents of Beatty Street asked to remain indoors.