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Police closed Interstate 95 between Lynnfield and Stoneham on Saturday morning during a standoff with armed men.

The incident began when an state trooper encountered two vehicles stopped in the breakdown lane in Wakefield at about 1:30 a.m.

A number of officers were at a deployment area in Wakefield.
A number of officers were at a deployment area in Wakefield.John Tlumacki Globe Staff/The Boston Globe
State Police  and Stoneham Police set up a roadblock on Main Street.
State Police and Stoneham Police set up a roadblock on Main Street.John Tlumacki Globe Staff/The Boston Globe
The incident began at about 1:30 a.m. when a state trooper stopped to help two vehicles that were pulled over in the breakdown lane on Interstate 95 in Wakefield.
The incident began at about 1:30 a.m. when a state trooper stopped to help two vehicles that were pulled over in the breakdown lane on Interstate 95 in Wakefield.John Tlumacki Globe Staff/The Boston Globe
An officer removed his vest at the staging area.
An officer removed his vest at the staging area.John Tlumacki Globe Staff/The Boston Globe
The incident lasted hours, beginning at about 1:30 a.m. and continuing until late morning.
The incident lasted hours, beginning at about 1:30 a.m. and continuing until late morning.John Tlumacki Globe Staff/The Boston Globe

The group involved in the standoff broadcasted from the scene: