DOVER, Del. - A domestic incident that led to a three and a half hour standoff ended
Delaware State Troopers responded to the 100 block of Pine Tree Drive in Pinewood around 3:19PM Monday afternoon. Police say a 34-year-old woman was threatening to harm herself after being involved in a domestic altercation with her 17-year-old son Sunday night. Authorities then determined that the woman may still be armed and had locked herself in the home.
Troopers set up a perimeter around the house and members of the Delaware State Police Conflict Management Team and Special Operations Response Team attempted to communicate with the suspect for three and a half hours, but she refused to exit the home.
At approximately 6:45PM the woman willingly
exited the residence and was taken into custody without further incident. The
suspect was transported to Kent General Hospital for an
evaluation.In investigation is still ongoing.