Chase leads to police standoff in Broadview Heights

Authorities say it took at least three hours of negotiating before they forced the man was out of the vehicle.

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio -- A man is in custody after allegedly leading police on an overnight chase that ended in a standoff.

The pursuit started in Northfield Village, but it’s unclear what caused it.

Authorities say the man drove for approximately 45 minutes before he was stopped in Broadview Heights.

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After at least three hours of negotiating, officers forced him out of the vehicle.

State Route 82 was closed during the incident, and the suspect was taken to the hospital.

His condition is unknown.