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Standoff in West Toledo ends with man in custody

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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – A person is in custody after an altercation with police.

The incident took place this afternoon at a house on the 2400 block of Charlestown near Douglas, Toledo.

When 13abc arrived, Toledo police and members of the SWAT team surrounded a house.

Police say around 1:00 a.m. on Saturday afternoon that a neighbor heard a man and a woman scream and called 9-1-1. The police say the two are brother and sister and live in the house. When the officers arrived, they found that the woman had been bitten by one of her dogs.

Police say the man barricaded himself in the house and threatened to shoot the officers. SWAT was called and tear gas was finally used. A man came out of the house and was taken into custody.

It is unclear whether the detained man will bring charges.

The woman was taken to hospital with so-called non-life threatening injuries. Both dogs are also unharmed. Stick with 13abc as this story unfolds.

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