Man taken to hospital for mental health evaluation after standoff with Dillon Co. law enforcement

Man taken to hospital for mental health evaluation after standoff with Dillon Co. law enforcement

DILLON, SC (WMBF) - A man has been taken to the hospital following a multi-hour standoff with Dillon County law enforcement, according to Capt. Cliff Arnette with the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

Arnette said officers with Dillon Police Department arrived on 10th Avenue around 2:30 p.m. in reference to a civil process of serving court documents to the man.

The man barricaded himself inside the home resulting in a standoff with Dillon Police Department and DCSO.

The man was removed from the home by officers and taken to a hospital for a mental health evaluation.

It is not known if charges will be filed as this is dependent on the results of the mental health evaluation.

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