SWAT standoff ends in Springfield - 7News Boston WHDH-TV

SWAT standoff ends in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WHDH) - A Springfield man is undergoing a mental exam after an hours-long stand-off.

Police say the 26 year-old barricaded himself in his home, then attacked officers with a machete and a scythe when they entered.

Officers used pepper spray to get him out of the basement where he locked himself in.

He was taken to the hospital.

Police say they won't press charges.
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