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Sheffield Police Hold Alleged Attacker at Gunpoint

police lightsSHEFFIELD (WGGB) — Sheffield Police are investigating an attack that ended with officers holding a suspect at gunpoint Saturday.

Police in the Berkshire County town say they responded to a home after a suspect had attacked another man.

The victim only suffered minor injuries, but police say the suspect then came out of the home with a knife.

Police officers drew their guns on the suspect. They say he eventually surrendered and had threatened to hurt himself.

They have not determined if he will be charged, but he was taken to Baystate Medical Center for a mental health evaluation.

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