Peaceful end to Union Beach standoff

     (Image: Google Maps)

    (Image: Google Maps)

    A man is in custody following a standoff in Union Beach Friday evening that ended without injuries, authorities said.

    Police from multiple jurisdictions converged on a neighborhood near Poole Avenue and Stone Road, locking down the area shortly before 10:00 p.m., according to Monmouth County Police, Fire, & EMS on Facebook.

    Police began negotiations with a man, who was not identified, and the situation was resolved peacefully over an hour later. 

    It is not immediately known what sparked the incident. 

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    Monmouth County First Assistant Prosecutor Marc LeMieux tells that the man is being treated by health care professionals, adding that authorities will not file criminal charges. 

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