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Man in custody after 3-hour standoff with Butte Police, SWAT

Posted at 8:01 PM, Oct 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-07 22:06:34-04

BUTTE, Mont. – Butte police and SWAT had a 3-hour 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.

Butte police will give more details Monday.

This is a developing story. We will update with new information as we get it.