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Police Standoff Ends With Man in Vermont Hospital Room

Police are negotiating with an armed man who is holed up in a room at the Veterans' Affairs Hospital in White River Junction.

A standoff has ended at the Veterans' Affairs Hospital in White River Junction.

Police say an armed Hartford man who barricaded himself in a room for five hours has been taken into custody.

Police say the standoff started after the man checked in as a patient Thursday but refused to give up a pistol and a knife found in his bag.

A wing of the hospital was evacuated. No hostages were taken.

The Valley News reports that the man suffered minor injuries.

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