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Man wanted for assault arrested after standoff

January 21, 2014
Associated Press

HOPKINS, Minn. (AP) — A man wanted for felony assault is in custody after a standoff in Hopkins that forced dozens of apartment tenants to evacuate.

Police arrested the 32-year-old man following the standoff that lasted about six hours Monday. Hopkins police Sgt. Michael Glassberg tells the Star Tribune ( ) that when it became clear the man was not going to surrender peacefully the SWAT team was called.

Police forced the man out of his apartment with a gas irritant.


Information from: Star Tribune,



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