NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- A man was taken to a hospital for evaluation after a standoff with police in New Rochelle, New 12 Westchester reports.
Police removed the man, who reportedly is mentally ill, from the a New Rochelle home on 7th Street Friday morning when his mother reported that his behavior became erratic after he locked himself in a room.
Police attempted to talk the man out of the home for several hours before entering the house and removing the man who was handcuffed then strapped to a stretcher.
Authorities also blocked off 7th Street near Union Avenue during the process.
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