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Man threatens suicide in 5 hour Perry stand-off

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PERRY, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities say a man threatening suicide is in custody after a standoff at his house in Perry.

Police say David Hidlebaugh was arrested late Tuesday after authorities entered the house and took him into custody unharmed. None of the officers was injured.

The incident began around 7 p.m. when the police department received an incomplete 911 call and officers were sent to investigate.

Officers discovered a man holed up in the home. He was armed with a shotgun and threatening suicide.

Officers tried negotiate with him for about five hours before they entered the house and arrested him.

Hidlebaugh is charged with domestic abuse assault and a weapons charge. He was being held in the Dallas County jail pending a court appearance.

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