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Police standoff with 14-year-old ends peacefully

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A police standoff with a teen that lasted about two hours came to a peaceful end on Monday afternoon.

According to officers, the teen may have also been involved in a robbery earlier today near McTigue Elementary. 

"When I called here she's hysterically crying, telling me she got pistol-whipped," Aletha Allen, who's daughter was allegedly robbed by the suspect, told 13abc.

Toledo Police say they shortly after the robbery call, a family member told officers the suspect had locked himself in his grandmothers home on Sibley.

TPD Swat Team surrounded the home, and when the teen wouldn't come out, they fired several rounds of tear gas into the home, and it worked.

"He called 911 from inside the home and said he was going to come out and surrender," Sgt. Joe Heffernan, Toledo Police Department, said.  "He did and went into custody without incident."

SWAT search the home, after reports of a second suspect being inside, but they found nothing.

Police say the teen will likely face charges.

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