Police Standoff In 300 Block of Cedar

Family members called 911 because a man was having a mental health “crisis,” police said.

When officers arrived, the man was standing in the backyard holding a knife to his chest.

Officers talked to the man for more than two hours and convinced him to put the knife down.

He was handcuffed and escorted into an ambulance for a mental evaluation.

Police Standoff In 300 Block of Cedar