Police Standoff in Rathdrum - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Police Standoff in Rathdrum

RATHDRUM, Idaho - A standoff in the Boekel neighborhood east of Highway 41 in Rathdrum ended peacefully Friday.

Police say a man at a Wells Fargo Bank in Rathdrum was having financial issues, so he started threatening people at the bank.

Then he went home and called a help line saying he was going to kill himself.

Police showed up and after a short standoff... He came out of the house and was taken to the hospital to be checked out.

Previous Coverage:

RATHDRUM, Idaho - KHQ has learned of a police standoff in Rathdrum, Idaho. At around 4:40 this afternoon police surrounded a house on Ohio St. near Highway 41 and Boekle Road. KHQ reporter Mike Perry is on scene and we will keep you updated as soon as more information becomes available.

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