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Man Arrested After Hourslong Standoff Near Koreatown

A man who barricaded himself inside a building in Harvard Heights, south of Koreatown, surrendered to police Saturday after a more than eight-hour standoff.

At about 10:12 a.m., police were called to the scene at the 1500 block of South Hobart Boulevard for a welfare check where they found a man armed with a handgun.

SWAT officers were dispatched to the scene and the standoff continued until about 6:25 p.m.

No further details have been released.

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