Peterborough man charged after 3-hour standoff at east-end motel with police

A Peterborough, Ont., man faces weapons and other charges following a three-hour standoff at a motel on Tuesday, according to police.

Around 4:15 p.m., Peterborough Police Service officers, along with the force’s canine and emergency response units, were called to Motel 6 on Lansdowne Street East following reports of an “agitated” man inside a motel room.

Police say that during the incident, the man allegedly brandished a knife, broke a bedroom window and threatened multiple police officers.

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