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Incident with police in Wolcott posed no danger to the public, police say

A portion of the Village of Wolcott was blocked off as police negotiated with an unknown individual Tuesday afternoon.

State Police say a distraught person called 911 wanting to kill himself. The man was taken into custody and will be given a mental health evaluation.

Police say the situation was over within minutes.

Wolcott is a small village in Wayne County, approximately midway between Syracuse and Rochester.

Police say the incident was not a "standoff," and no weapons were involved. There was no danger to the public.

The manâ??s name is not being released.

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