Auburn Standoff Ends Safely 

A standoff in the parking lot of a Shaw’s grocery store in Auburn ended safely Monday afternoon.State police officials say 45 year-old Randolph Nutter surrendered just before four.According to police, the standoff was actually started by an incident in a Walmart parking lot where a man grabbed a woman’s purse.She gave police a description of the car he took off in and that led them to the Shaw’s lot.Stores and two nearby streets that were forced to close down during the standoff were in the process of being reopened once it ended.