Perry Police Block Off Street, Surround Home For Several Hours Before Leaving

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PERRY, Iowa – Police have left the scene after surrounding a home in Perry on Sunday.

At approximately 5 p.m., the Perry Police Department was called to 2602 Marengo Drive on a civil matter in regards to a domestic situation.

When officers arrived, they attempted to make contact with the male subject in the house. He answered the door initially, but then retreated back into the house, according to a Perry Police Department press release.

Officers became concerned for their safety and the safety of the male due to a possible medical condition.

Officers from the Dallas County Sheriff's Officer, Iowa State Patrol, and the Metro SRT responded to assist with the situation.

The male then began communicating through emails, and after several conversations, the officers felt secure in approaching the house again. The officers were able to make contact with the male upon approach and he assured police that he was not in any medical emergency.

Officers then cleared the scene around 9:30 p.m.

No criminal charges will be filed at this time.

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