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911 caller reports man in distress, Raleigh apartments evacuated

Posted February 4, 2013

— After a 911 caller alerted dispatchers to a man under duress on Grant Avenue near Chester Road Monday afternoon, several nearby apartments were evacuated while police made contact with the man.

He was taken to a local hospital for evaluation, police said.

Officers responded to the 2300 block of Grant Avenue shortly after 4 p.m. and were at the scene for more than two hours.

No one was injured and no one has been charged.

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  • thweave Feb 5, 2013

    I saw an armored vehicle arrive and unload swat team members.Afraid it was a hostage situation. I guess this is standard procedure for duress situations until they know more about what is going on.