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Special Response Team responds to suicide threat

June 30, 2010

The Washington County Special Response Team was sent to the 21000 block of Leitersburg Smithsburg Road on Tuesday night after a person threatened to commit suicide and "take others with her," according to a county 911 dispatcher.

A firearm was involved in the incident, the dispatcher said.

Trained negotiators were on the scene of the threat, which was reported at about 9:15 p.m., the dispatcher said.

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