Delphos man taken into custody after brief standoff

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DELPHOS — On Friday, officers from the Delphos Police Department were sent to a residence in the 700 block of Skinner Street. Officers were dispatched in reference to a domestic dispute.

Upon arrival, officers met with a female who had left the residence and was standing outside. The female told officers that a male inside, 52-year-old Cedric Davis, from Lima, had assaulted her and threatened her. Officers attempted to make contact with Davis, but he refused to communicate.

After a short standoff with officers Davis was taken into custody. Davis was transported to the hospital for evaluation and then booked at the Van Wert County Jail. He will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court to face multiple charges.

The Delphos Police Department received mutual aid assistance from the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office and Delphos Fire and Rescue.

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