Friday, November 16, 2007

Man In Hospital Gown Surrenders After Standoff In N.J. Eatery, Police Say

[Borrowed from MSNBC]

updated 5:58 p.m. ET, Fri., Nov. 16, 2007

A man with a knife has surrendered after barricading himself inside a restaurant in Springfield, N.J. Police said there was no one else in the restaurant, which is located at Caldwell Place and Morris Avenue.

New Jersey State Police said the man jumped out of an ambulance in his hospital gown and ran into the restaurant.

The standoff lasted for about two hours until the man surrendered peacefully.

The incident began at around 3:30 p.m.

[Who needs to create storylines when the real world gives you stuff like this? Truth is stranger than fiction].

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