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Suspect arrested after standoff in Highland

Investigators were on scene of a standoff situation in Highland on Wednesday, June 15, 2011.

June 15, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man who barricaded himself in a house was arrested after a standoff with police in Highland on Wednesday morning.

The standoff began around 1 a.m. near Palm Avenue and Cypress Street. Officials said a man barricaded himself inside a home along with a 3-year-old girl.

Deputies said the man told negotiators he had a gun. A few hours after the standoff began, he released the girl. She wasn't hurt.

Authorities shot tear gas into the home and the man jumped out a window.

He was taken into custody. The incident remained under investigation.