South-side street closed because of police activity - Tucson News Now

Barricaded man now in custody, south-side street back open

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A scene that looked like it could go later into this evening has come to an end.

A man who barricaded himself inside a restaurant in the 4500 block of South 12th Avenue is now in police custody.

Police say it started when Tucson Police wanted to talk to a man about an aggravated assault case that took place on the 18th of this month. The man refused to come out and talk.
The customers and workers inside the place came out without a problem.

TPD says the man barricaded himself inside and SWAT was called out. After about three or four hours, the suspect was taken into custody without any problems.

Tucson police are still on scene, continuing their investigation.

As for traffic in the area, a couple of blocks on 12th were closed for several hours but are now open.

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