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Man surrenders peacefully after standoff with Yakima Police

Man surrenders peacefully after standoff with Yakima Police

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YAKIMA, WA - One man is in custody after a standoff with police Monday morning. Yakima Police tell us the man surrendered peacefully just before 8:30 a.m.  

A spokesperson with YPD tells NBC Right Now that officers responded just after 6:30 a.m. for reports of a man with a knife, threatening another man outside of CWI Security. When police tried to contact the man, and he began flailing the knife and got into a car parked in front of CWI.

Yakima Police blocked off W Mead between first and third while they brought in their bearcat, to block the man's car.

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