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Man arrested after hours-long barricade situation at north Phoenix home

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Posted at 12:14 PM, May 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-30 17:10:06-04

PHOENIX — Police say a man has been arrested after an hours-long barricade situation at a home in north Phoenix Sunday afternoon.

Phoenix police said just after 9 a.m., officers responded to a call of a residential burglary near North Valley Parkway and Sonoran Desert Drive.

Officers learned a man had allegedly forced entry into a home in the area.

Police said the residents were not home at the time of the incident.

Officers negotiated with the man for several hours and eventually took him into custody just before 2 p.m.

Police said the man has been booked into Maricopa County Jail on burglary charges.