Paquetville incident involving armed man resolved safely: RCMP

The RCMP say a man has been taken to hospital for treatment after an armed standoff in Paquetville.

Members of the Caraquet RCMP and the RCMP's Emergency Response Team responded to a home on rue du Centenaire shortly after 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Police say the man was armed and threatening to harm himself.

Two others in the home were able to leave safely and police worked for about 11 hours to negotiate with the man.

He was taken into custody without incident at about midnight and the RCMP say no one was injured.