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Standoff with Raleigh man ends peacefully

Posted July 20, 2013

— A standoff Saturday at a Raleigh apartment ended peacefully after police took a man into custody.

The incident happened about 8 p.m. in the 200 block of Ashe Avenue. Authorities said Raleigh police officers were serving a warrant on a man, who went into the apartment and refused to come out. Officers blocked off the area for about 40 minutes and evacuated nearby residents as a precaution.

The man’s identity was not immediately available.


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