POLICE STANDOFF: Ames Man Won’t Be Charged

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An Ames man will not face charges after a standoff with police Sunday night.

The man held police at bay for two hours at an Ames restaurant. Police say family members called 911 because they were worried about his mental state.

The standoff ended peacefully around 11 p.m.

Police say the man is now getting the help that he needs and he won’t be charged.