Standoff in New Hanover County Neighborhood

Reported by Claire Simms - bio | email
Posted by Nikki Brochetti - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Deputies and emergency crews blocked off a New Hanover County street for more than three hours on Thursday night after a man barricaded himself inside a home.

It happened on Seminole Trail near Masonboro Loop Road around 5 p.m.

Authorities do not think the man had a weapon.

Sheriff's deputies were able to get inside the home and end the standoff. No one was hurt.

The man was taken to the hospital for testing.

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