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    Saco standoff - Staff photo by Brianna Soukup | of | Share this photo

    Two police officers have their weapons drawn as they crouch behind cars during a standoff at the Brookside Motel in Saco.

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    An officer is seen behind his police car during the standoff at the Brookside Motel.

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    Two SWAT team officers cross through a side street across Route 5 from the the Brookside Motel in Saco. The ordeal was initially thought to be a hostage situation, so the Saco Police Department called in multiple agencies for assistance, including Maine State Police, Old Orchard Beach police, the Saco Fire Department and a Wells police officer with a tracking dog.

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    Two members of the state police tactical team cross through the backyard of a home across Ocean Park Road (Route 5) from the Brookside Motel. Because a section of the road in front of the motel was closed, the public was not in any danger, says Jack Clements, Saco’s deputy police chief.

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    Officers converge outside the motel room where occupants refused to come out moments after the standoff ended at the Brookside Motel.

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