Standoff with police at Lexington Police Department following chase ends peacefully

LEXINGTON, Mich. (WXYZ) - A police standoff  involving a woman in the parking lot of the Lexington Police Department has ended.

The situation began about 11:30 am Saturday and ended around 5 pm in Port Huron when officers tried to pull the woman over for a traffic violation.

Police say the driver took off and drove from Port Huron to the Lexington Police Department. That's a distance of about 22 miles.

Police say the woman, who is believed to be about 74-years-old, had a gun inside the car.  The standoff ended without incident after hours of negotiations. No shots were fired.

The woman was taken to the hospital for a mental evaluation.

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