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At least 1 person taken into custody following a standoff in Colorado Springs on Wednesday

Standoff in Colorado Springs 5/11/22.
Standoff in Colorado Springs 5/11/22.(KKTV)
Published: May. 11, 2022 at 3:56 PM MDT|Updated: May. 11, 2022 at 5:57 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A shelter-in-place alert was issued for a Colorado Springs neighborhood on Wednesday.

At about 3:45 p.m. the following message was sent out to an area near N. Academy Boulevard and Union Boulevard:

“This is the Colorado Springs Police Department with an emergency message. Today is 05-11-2022. There is police activity related to a barricaded suspect in the area of 5200 Block N Union Blvd. You are asked to stay indoors; please lock and stay away from windows and doors. Please stay out of the immediate area until further notice. CSPD will send an all clear message when appropriate.”

At about 5:35 p.m. a man was seen coming out of the house in police custody and put in the back of a police care. The shelter-in-place alert was lifted at about 5:42 p.m. According to police, the man was wanted for motor vehicle theft.

Residents in the area can expect a law enforcement presence in the area for a few hours as investigators sort out what happened.

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