Man surrenders in Newton standoff

NEWTON, Kansas – A man has surrendered in a standoff with Newton police.

It happened at a home in the 500 block of East 6th Street.

Police say a man inside the home reportedly made threats to harm himself and others after an altercation at his workplace.

Police say he surrendered shortly after 2 p.m.

Adjacent homes were evacuated.

Newton Standoff (KSN Photo)
Newton Standoff (KSN Photo)

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