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Police: Man holes up in Star City house

Created on:   Sat, Dec 2, 2017   10:55 PM

Last modified:   Sat, Dec 2, 2017   10:55 PM

The Dominion Post

STAR CITY — Star City Police and other authorities remained at the scene of a house Dec. 2, trying to talk to a man who was barricaded inside.

Streets also remained closed leading to the house, which is located at the corner of Mansfield Avenue and Fairfield Street, Chief Tom Varndell said.

Varndell said he wasn’t considering it an armed standoff — despite initial reports that the man had weapons inside.

Nor was it ever considered a hostage situation, he said, contrary to earlier postings by neighbors on social media.

“Right now,” Varndell reported, “it’s just a guy in his house.”