Over 12 Hours Later, Police Standoff in Bradford County is Over

By WBNG News

October 24, 2012 Updated Oct 24, 2012 at 9:48 AM EST

Rome Township, PA (WBNG Binghamton) After more than 12 hours, a standoff in Rome Township, Pennsylvania is finally over.

Police told our CBS affiliate, WENY-TV, that the man who sparked the stand-off was taken into custody just before midnight.

According to Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda, the stand-off began before 10:00 Tuesday morning, when police received a call of reported domestic violence at a residence on North Rome Road.

Allegedly, the unnamed man was holding a woman against her will in the home and wouldn't leave.

After more than 12 hours , the man was taken into custody by Pennsylvania State Police.

The woman is not injured.

WENY-TV spoke with the daughter of the woman involved, who says her mom is in a relationship with the man who held her against her will. She also says the 35-year-old male has a history of violence and drug use.

Karen Bixby, Captain of Ulster Tri-Town Ambulance said, "I'm terrified, it's the unknown you don't know whats going to happen so everyone kind of huddles in their home and hopes the state police take care of it quickly."

North Rome Road was blocked for about 12 hours and it is not re-opened at this time.