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Mon April 23, 2012
Man Arrested after Standoff with Tulsa Police
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police say a man is in jail after a four-hour standoff near the University of Tulsa campus.
Police say the man allegedly threatened two people with a machete then barricaded himself inside an apartment near campus. The incident began Sunday night at about 11 p.m.
Police accuse the man of trying to attack his brother and a woman with the machete. The two were able to escape the home unharmed.
Police say the standoff ended at about 3 a.m. Monday, when officers fired pepper balls into the apartment to force the man out. No one was injured.
Police have not released the man's name.
Information from: KOTV-TV, http://www.newson6.com
Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.