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Father Warned Police of Son Who Led Armed 23-Hour Standoff in New Hampshire

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    'Armed and Dangerous' Suspect Caught in Rochester

    A man is in police custody after allegedly hiding for hours in the woods of Rochester, New Hampshire.

    (Published Monday, Nov. 12, 2018)

    Court documents state the father of a New Hampshire man arrested this week during a tense day-long standoff with police had warned authorities that his son was "talking crazy about government tyranny."

    Twenty-seven-year-old Christopher Thomas waived his arraignment Tuesday on multiple felony charges. Thomas was arrested Monday following a 23-hour standoff against nearly 70 law enforcement officers in a wooded area of Rochester.

    Police say Thomas used a rifle to shoot at a police helicopter and other officers during the standoff. No one was injured.

    Thomas's father also told police he saw his son, who is homeless, had a number of guns at his campsite during a Sunday visit and contacted police. Police say Thomas had a number of outstanding warrants.

    Police Update Capture of Armed Suspect in NH

    [NECN] Police Update Capture of Armed Suspect in NH

    New Hampshire State police Colonel Christopher Wagner details the technology used in the capture of armed suspect Christopher Thomas.

    (Published Monday, Nov. 12, 2018)

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