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POST FALLS, Idaho - A woman in Post Falls was taken to an Idaho hospital for evaluation after police were called to her home amid concerns she was threatening to harm three children.

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says they were called to a home in the 5500 block of East Seltice Way by the woman's mother who worried her daughter was suicidal. Law enforcement authorities said there was a brief standoff before the woman surrendered about 4:30 on Friday afternoon.

Major Ben Wolfinger wrote in a news release that, "the woman's husband arrived home shortly before the situation was resolved and eventually was able to take custody of the situation."

The woman's name was not released due to medical privacy laws.

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