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Man Facing Charges after Police Standoff

Man Facing Charges after Police Standoff
Posted Tuesday, February 11th 2014 @ 10am

(Mount Healthy,)--A man is due in court Tuesday after a Police standoff in Mount Healthy.

Police say Brad Portman, 55, barricaded himself inside his Compton Groves apartment complex at Compton and Clovernook for several hours. Portman told police he had a weapon and was holding a woman hostage. The SWAT team was called in and after a five hour standoff, Portman was taken into custody, officers say there was no one else inside the apartment

Portman was arrested on charges of inducing panic, and is being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center.


Investigators say Portman was having a psychiatric emergency.



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