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Man surrenders after manhunt in Cumberland County

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A man who held a woman at gunpoint and threatened to kill her is facing charges in Cumberland County.

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A man who held a woman at gunpoint and threatened to kill her is facing charges in Cumberland County. Charles John Snavely, 46, of Enola, is expected to be charged with simple assault and terroristic threats.

Officers were called out the the 2100 block of Valley Street around 2:20 a.m. for a report of a domestic incident involving a gun on Saturday morning. When they got there, Snavely ran out the back door and into a wooded area.  Additional police and Special Response Teams were called in and negotiated with Snavely for over 5 hours.

He peacefully surrendered around 8:05 a.m. and was taken to Holy Spirit hospital for medical treatment after being out in the cold overnight.

Once Snavely is medically cleared he will be arraigned and charged.

Police say he had prior convictions and was not allowed to have guns.

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An overnight manhunt in Cumberland County ended peacefully with the surrender of a East Pennsboro Township man who authorities say threatened another person with a weapon. Officers were called to the 2100 block of Valley Road around 2:20 a.m. on Saturday morning for a report of a domestic dispute. When police showed up the suspect, identified as 46-year-old Charles Snavely, fled out the back door and into a wooded area.

A Special Response Team (SRT) and a Pennsylvania State Police helicopter were brought in to search for him.

After more than 5-hours of negotiations, Snavely turned himself into law enforcement just after 8 a.m.

Charges are pending.

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