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Woman surrenders to police, ending standoff in KC

An early morning standoff with police ended peacefully when a woman surrendered about two hours after it started.

The events surrounding the standoff began about 11 p.m. Monday night when a man told police that the woman had attacked him with a knife. When police arrived at the house in the 3600 block of East 24th Street on the domestic violence call, they could not find the woman, said Sgt. Tony Sanders, a Kansas City police spokesman.

The man was treated at a hospital for cuts on his arms and was released earlier today. When he arrived home about 4:30 a.m., he saw the woman, so he left and called police, Sanders said.

When police arrived, the woman said she had a weapon, so police initiated an Operation 100, a special police procedure in which extra personnel including negotiators and tactical units respond, Sanders said.

Police were able to talk her into surrendering about 6:45 a.m. The woman had a cut on her foot and was treated before being arrested, Sanders said.

No officers were injured.

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