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Police standoff at Waipio restaurant comes to end

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Taco Del Mar in Waipio Gentry Taco Del Mar in Waipio Gentry

WAIPIO GENTRY (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police are no longer camped outside the Taco Del Mar restaurant in Waipio Gentry.

Crisis negotiators and members of the specialized services division left the scene at around 10:30 p.m. Thursday after finding no one inside.

Authorities were called to the Mexican restaurant just after 5 p.m. when they received information that the store's owner may have locked himself inside and was suicidal.

When negotiators were unable to reach anyone inside, the SSD officers made entry. They did not find anyone inside.

A sign on the door state the business would be closed Friday.

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