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Stand-Off in Lewiston



(WBEN) Residents around West Lane Village in Lewiston have been told to evacuate because of a nearby standoff. We have recieved this notice  from Niagara County Sunday morning: :

Headline:  Police Incident on West Lane Village of Lewiston

The New York State Police and Lewiston Police are currently handling an incident on West Lane in the Village of Lewiston.  Police are asking that residents on West Lane evacuate their residence and leave the area until the incident has been resolved.  Residents on Mohawk between North Seventh Street and East Lane are asked to stay away from the area and police units and to stay in their residence unless necessary to leave.  Residents on Oxbow Lane between North Fifth and East Lane are asked to avoid the area and police units and to stay in their residence unless necessary to leave.  Residents on East Lane are asked to stay in their residence or leave the area and to not approach police units.  Further details will be released as they become available.  Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.



Police are asking that residents on West Lane evacuate their residence and leave the area until the incident has been resolved. Residents on Mohawk between North Seventh Street and East Lane are asked to stay away from the area and police units and to stay in their residence unless necessary to leave. Residents on Oxbow Lane between North Fifth and East Lane are asked to avoid the area and police units and to stay in their residence unless necessary to leave. Residents on East Lane are asked to stay in their residence or leave the area and to not approach police units. Further details will be released as they become available.

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