Sword-wielding man arrested after standoff in Denver

Posted: 5:09 AM, Jul 15, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-15 07:09:35-04

DENVER -- A sword-wielding man was arrested early Friday morning after an hours-long standoff.

The standoff started around 11 p.m. Thursday when a man with a sword barricaded himself in a home on South Iris Street near Belleview and Kipling, police said.

Around 4 a.m., officers sent pepper spray into the home and took the man into custody.


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