NEMLEC Swat officers move into position from Elliot St. in Newton after a call came in to police about a situation concerning an "out of control" man in his early 20s at 10 Mechanic St. on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The man, who had a knife, was surrounded by police outside the home where they were talking to him in an attempt to calm him down. A few homes nearby were evacuated for safety. Police were able to talk the man into putting down the knife and took him to the hospital. (Wicked Local Staff Photo / Brett Crawford)

NEMLEC Swat officers move into position from Elliot St. in Newton after a call came in to police about a situation concerning an "out of control" man in his early 20s at 10 Mechanic St. on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The man, who had a knife, was surrounded by police outside the home where they were talking to him in an attempt to calm him down. A few homes nearby were evacuated for safety. Police were able to talk the man into putting down the knife and took him to the hospital. (Wicked Local Staff Photo / Brett Crawford)

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