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Man arrested following barricade situation

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LAS VEGAS -- Metro police say one man was arrested Saturday night after barricade situation in the northwest Valley.  Swat officers were at the standoff for about four hours at a home on Horizon Hills Dr., near Grand Canyon and Desert Inn.

The suspect was found hiding in the attic. He was taken into custody and charged with possession of a firearm.

Metro police say this comes after another woman was arrested on forgery related charges at the home on Saturday afternoon. Through the course of the investigation, police discovered a man was still inside the house.

Investigators got a search warrant, and the standoff started around 7 p.m.

Numerous streets in the area were shut down during the standoff.
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