Clarence road closed over despondent man

Posted at 9:31 PM, Apr 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-11 15:41:17-04

The Erie County Sheriff's Office closed down a portion of Goodrich Road near Greiner Road in Clarence Sunday to talk to a despondent man.

A spokesperson said the man was holed up in his home alone and stressed that it was not a standoff.

Authorities tweeted out the incident late Sunday night saying:

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz tweeted later saying the situation was resolved.

Deputies say they were able to convince the man to leave his home, bringing about a peaceful resolution.

He is not facing any charges.