WEST HARTFORD — A five-hour standoff between some teenagers and heavily armed police started after one of the teens brandished a BB gun during a fight with another group of youths, according to a resident of the house where the standoff took place.
The incident ended peacefully with arrests but no injuries Wednesday night, police said. New Britain Avenue was closed for several hours during the incident.
During the chaos, an 18-year-old jumped out a window of a New Britain Avenue home and tore through a nearby yard, using a trampoline to vault a fence in a failed attempt to escape, witnesses said.
That suspect, identified as Malachi Ford of Racebrook Drive, was...