Standoff in Long Branch Ends
A standoff between an armed man and police in a small home behind Brighton Bar in Long Branch has reportedly ended with the man in custody.
According to reports from the Asbury Park Press, the man was armed with a switchblade and also has a machete and Molotov cocktail.
Authorities believe the man may have stabbed someone. The area was evacuated and power has been cut off to the house. Police reportedly shot tear gas canisters into the cottage to help subdue the suspect.