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SWAT team ends Clarkdale hostage-barricade incident

Clarkdale and Cottonwood Police successfully ended a tense situation in Clarkdale Wednesday morning negotiating with a man with a gun to let his children out of a house. He was eventually extracted from the house later in the afternoon. Police officers with bullet-proof vests surrounded the house and neighborhood as residents sat on the curb and waited to be let back into their homes. The officers walked down the street with rifles and in camo uniforms. The Verde Valley Regional Swat Team truck was also utilized. VVN/Vyto Starinskas

Clarkdale and Cottonwood Police successfully ended a tense situation in Clarkdale Wednesday morning negotiating with a man with a gun to let his children out of a house. He was eventually extracted from the house later in the afternoon. Police officers with bullet-proof vests surrounded the house and neighborhood as residents sat on the curb and waited to be let back into their homes. The officers walked down the street with rifles and in camo uniforms. The Verde Valley Regional Swat Team truck was also utilized. VVN/Vyto Starinskas

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