Police identify Victor Bestor as Stamford standoff suspect

Police had responded to a report of a man with a gun.

Police had responded to a report of a man with a gun. (4/24/13)

STAMFORD - A standoff with Stamford police has ended with a man in custody.

The standoff occurred at 41 Stillwater Ave., just before children made their way home from school.

Police say they got a call about a man with a gun outside of a local restaurant. Officers spotted the suspect, 50-year-old Victor Bestor, but he took off running before they could catch him. He eventually ran into his own home.

Police say no shots were fired, and no one was hurt.

Officials say Bestor has been charged with breach of peace and interfering with police. They are still searching for the gun.

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