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SWAT Team Called To Building Near Ridge And Devon; Man Arrested

A man barricaded himself in a building, but was later arrested.

6400 Block of North Ridge Blvd.
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WEST RIDGE — A police SWAT team responded to a barricade situation that ultimately ended peacefully in West Ridge Tuesday.

The call started as a battery in progress at a building in the 6400 block of North Ridge Boulevard, police said.

A man barricaded himself inside at around 9:20 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

The SWAT team came out and road were closed in the area.

But by early afternoon, a police spokesman said the situation ended peacefully.

“Adult male in custody,” police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted. “No injuries to offender or officers.”