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Six-hour standoff ends in Caledonia


CALEDONIA, Wis. (AP) -- Cudahy police spent six hours chasing after a suicidal man who was wanted by multiple agencies on outstanding warrants.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports ( ) that it started about 5 p.m. Saturday when police were called for a 37-year-old suicidal man.

While police surrounded the house, the man fled. Police tracked the man to another location and set up a second perimeter, only to find out he had fled again.

The man was eventually found again in Caledonia, in Racine County, where he remained for three hours.

After a six-hour standoff with officers and members of the county SWAT team, the man surrendered to officers at a family member's house.

Police said the man has a history of depression and violent contacts with police.

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