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BRUNSWICK, Maine — Police have charged Nick Christensen, 39, with Class D domestic violence assault, after he was allegedly involved in an armed standoff with them in a residential neighborhood near the former Brunswick naval airbase early Monday morning.

The standoff started after police received a domestic disturbance call at 12:18 a.m.

Christensen’s wife and child were evacuated from the second-floor unit of the building on Neptune Drive. Brunswick police officers apprehended Christensen about 8:20 a.m., with help from the Portland Police Department. Police said that no one was harmed during the standoff.

A rifle and handgun were recovered at the scene, according to Brunswick Police Cmdr. Mark Waltz.

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