No charges in nine-hour standoff in Leamington

Leamington OPP station. (Photo by Ricardo Veneza)

Provincial police were engaged in a nine-hour standoff in Leamington Thursday night.

The OPP responded to a call of a barricaded person with an edged weapon in a car on Clark Street West around 4:30 p.m. Around 2 a.m., police took a man into custody without incident.

No charges will be laid in relation to this incident.

Clark Street West between Elliott Street and Queens Avenue was closed as the OPP contained and defused the situation.