Stand-off Ends With One Man Under Arrest

Burlington, Vermont - Burlington Police were involved in a stand-off with a man wanted on several charges.
 
It happened around 5:30 tonight on Howard Street.


B.P.D. says they were trying to locate Martin Bombard on behalf of the Milton Police Department.
 
Police say the 27-year-old wouldn't come outside, threatened officers and claimed to have a gun.
One officer saw Bombard to be holding what appeared to be a sword.

When police set up a perimeter Bombard came outside yelling at officers to shoot him.
He then went back inside.

Before a negotiator made contact Bombard surrendered and was taken into custody.


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