Standoff Ends Peacefully After Nearly Six Hours

September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 18, 2010 at 12:28 AM EDT

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September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 18, 2010 at 12:28 AM EDT

ARCADE, NY ( WKBW ) Arcade Police tell Eyewitness News they now have a man in custody who held police at bay for several hours on Saturday.

Police evacuated part of a neighborhood in the Village of Arcade in Wyoming county during the standoff that started shorted after 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Sources tell Eyewitness News that the man inside the Prospect Street home has several firearms. Sources also tell Eyewitness News that the man has a wife and children but they were not believed to be in the home during the standoff.

Police tell us the man surrendered around 9:00 p.m. It is not clear what sparked the standoff. Neighbors say this is not the first time police have been called to the house this week.

Eyewitness News is continuing to gather information for this story. See the latest on Eyewitness News on Channel 7 at 11:00 p.m.