A suspect wanted in connection with an assault was taken into custody after a standoff Monday morning, police said. Area residents were temporarily asked to shelter in place as police dealt with the situation.
Manchester police said the standoff began when they responded to a report of an assault at a Bow Street address around 6 a.m. A 33-year-old man had reportedly been assaulted by a 34-year-old man, and both men were still inside the home.
The older man was possibly armed, and a shelter in place order was issued for the surrounding area as a precaution.
Police responded, set up a perimeter, and shortly before 8 a.m., the victim was safely rescued and taken to an area hospital. He is expected to survive.
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The suspect remained inside the home, police said. SWAT personnel were deployed and officers attempted to communicate with the suspect using a loud speaker. A short time later, the suspect came outside and was arrested.
The home was cleared by police and the shelter in place was lifted around 9 a.m.
The suspect, who police identified as Christopher Boisvert, is charged with first degree assault, felon in possession of a deadly weapon and resisting arrest. No information on his bail or a court date was released.