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Police Respond After Suicidal Threats In Stamford

A Westwood Road man with suicidal tendencies holed up in his home. He came out and was taken to hospital for observation Stamford Police said.
A Westwood Road man with suicidal tendencies holed up in his home. He came out and was taken to hospital for observation Stamford Police said. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern

STAMFORD, Conn. -- A 63-year-old Stamford man is in hospital for a psychiatric observation after he threatened to kill himself, prompting a police response Monday.

The Westwood Road man was holed up in the home by himself, police said.

"He was holed up in a house with some suicidal tendencies and a variety of grievances," said Deputy Chief Tom Wuennemann.

Police surrounded the home and made contact with him and he agreed to come out and go to the hospital.

There are no criminal charges, Wuennemann said.

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