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Standoff in Cedar Falls ends peacefully

CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- The Cedar Falls Police Department took one man into custody around 3 pm at  the Midway Studios motel on University Avenue.  This after a nearly two hour standoff with a man claiming to have a grenade.

Police tactical teams responded to the scene shortly after 1 pm Friday. The approximately 50-room hotel was evacuated and the area was blocked off to the public.  After negotiations, the man came out of his room peacefully.

Nearby businesses have not been affected.

Watch and our later newscasts for updates on this developing story.

Online Producer: Jason Mortvedt


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