Man surrenders to police after six-hour standoff near UNLV campus

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A six-hour-long SWAT standoff ended peacefully Saturday evening, according to Metro Police.

It happened around 5 p.m. at the Prime Apartments, located near Cambridge Street and Flamingo Road, north of the UNLV campus.

Police say the standoff started after SWAT tried to take a man, wanted in an investigation, into custody.

The man then barricaded himself inside an apartment.

He was taken into SWAT custody without incident around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night.

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