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Two-hour standoff ends with surrender

AMES, Iowa (AP) - A man has surrendered to end a two-hour standoff with police in Ames.

The Des Moines Register says the man's relatives had been worried about him, so they called police about 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Officers found the man behind a resultant.

Fearing the man was armed, officers evacuated the restaurant. The man surrendered without incident about 10:50 p.m.

He was to undergo mental health evaluation. It wasn't immediately clear whether the ma had a weapon with him.

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