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Hobe Sound man on drugs barricaded for hours inside home surrenders to deputies

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Posted at 7:52 PM, Feb 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-15 19:58:36-05

HOBE SOUND, Fla. — A Hobe Sound man armed with a knife surrended to deputies after barricading himself for hours inside his home, according to the Martin County Sheriff's Office.

The incident occurred Monday evening at a mobile home on SE Eagle Avenue.

Deputies said the man was on drugs and threatened to harm himself with a knife.

Deputies, detectives, crisis negotiators, and mental health experts tried to negotiate with the man for hours before he got out of the home, officials said.

He was taken to a hospital for evaluation.

It was not clear if the man will face any charges.

This developing story will be updated as more information becomes available.

The Martin County Sheriffs Office has been on the scene at a mobile home on SE Eagle Avenue speaking with a man who said...

Posted by Martin County Sheriff's Office on Monday, February 15, 2021