Police resolve standoff with man in New Hampshire town

KINGSTON, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire say a standoff that led to a high school lockdown in Kingston has been safely resolved without incident.

State troopers received a call around 10:20 a.m. Monday from a Kingston woman who said her boyfriend was contemplating killing himself. The Eagle-Tribune reports the 47-year-old man is the legal owner of a number of firearms.

Town police Chief Donald Briggs Jr. says police set up a staging area near the couple’s residence on state Route 125. A state police SWAT team training nearby came in to assist.

Briggs says Sanborn Regional High School went into lockdown as a precautionary measure.

He says officers were able to bring the man in voluntarily. He was later returned home. No charges have been brought against him at this time.

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