Hours-long standoff in Walton leads to arrest

WALTON – N.Y. State Police and SWAT teams responded to a standoff incident in the Town of Walton, Delaware County Tuesday evening.

According to State Police Public Information Officer Nathan Riegal the 'barricaded subject' was hold up in a residence on Third Brook Road, Walton, a situation that caused a tense standoff with police that went on for hours.

The incident began in late afternoon as a routine domestic disturbance call, according to scanner reports, later segueing into the nearly five-hour-long negotiation between the male subject and authorities, confirmed Riegal.

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