Standoff on Latham Road in Mineola ends peacefully

A police standoff created afternoon tension Thursday in Mineola. Residents of Latham Road say they were told to stay indoors for four hours as police and a SWAT team closed in on the area. Others

News 12 Staff

Jul 5, 2013, 3:59 PM

Updated 3,977 days ago

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Standoff on Latham Road in Mineola ends peacefully

A police standoff created afternoon tension Thursday in Mineola.

Residents of Latham Road say they were told to stay indoors for four hours as police and a SWAT team closed in on the area. Others were told to evacuate. 

The situation was resolved peacefully without any shots being fired. Neighbors say police told them the situation involved a gun.

It is unclear what sparked the standoff or if any arrests have been made.


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