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EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- Police and SWAT teams blocked off traffic in Eastchester in the vicinity of Joyce Road and Lincoln Place near Anne Hutchinson Elementary School early Saturday evening on reports of a hostage situation but entered the home and determined that the reported incident was unfounded, according to WABC-TV.
SWAT teams clad in bulletproof vests and wearing helmets were spotted in the area starting around 6 p.m., along with Westchester County police and police officers from Eastchester, Tuckahoe, Greenburgh and New Rochelle, according to a report on LoHud.com.
Police and emergency responders began to disperse shortly after 8 p.m., and Sgt. Kevin Tiedemann of the Eastchester Police Department described the incident as "unfounded," and a false report, and said an investigation is continuing, according to LoHud.
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