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Burglary suspect taken into custody after barricading himself in Denver high-rise

Posted: 4:32 AM, Nov 16, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-16 15:51:10Z
Burglary suspect taken into custody after barricading himself in Denver high-rise

DENVER — Early Friday morning, Denver police responded to a report of a burglary suspect who had barricaded himself inside a high-rise apartment building. 

The burglary was reported around 1:15 a.m. in the 1200 block of 19th street, said Denver Police Spokesperson Doug Schepman. Around 3:50 a.m. police reported a barricade situation inside the Tamai Tower at Sakura Square. 

Shortly before 5 a.m. police officer closed off 19th Street between Larimer and Lawrence Streets.

Around 8:45 a.m., police said they had taken one male into custody.

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