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Man arrested after standoff with police in Butte

Posted: 7:58 AM, Oct 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-08 09:58:34-04
Butte Police Standoff
The fugitive barricaded himself inside a residence on Mercury Street near Washington Street. (MTN News photo)

BUTTE – A wanted man is in custody after several tense hours in the Mining City.

Butte police officers along with the SWAT team engaged in a three-hour long standoff with a fugitive who barricaded himself inside a residence on Mercury Street near Washington Street Sunday evening.

The standoff ended about 7:30 p.m. Sunday after SWAT team apprehended the man inside the home. The wanted man is in custody and no injuries were reported.

This is a developing story. Butte police are expected to provide more details about the incident on Monday.

-John Emeigh reporting for MTN News.