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Man in custody after eight-hour long standoff with police

5 years 1 week 22 hours ago Sunday, June 16 2019 Jun 16, 2019 June 16, 2019 1:35 PM June 16, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A man is in custody after multiple police units and other law enforcement agents blocked off South 10th Street for eight hours in efforts to remove the armed man from a home.

The man was identified to be 36-year-old John Allen. Allen was arrested and charged with domestic aggravated assault and domestic abuse with child endangerment. 

BRPD was called to the 133 block of South 10th Street around 6:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say the armed man was reportedly waving a gun around. 

Everyone inside the residence was released safely. 

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