SWAT standoff ends in Ravenswood Manor

Two people were safely released from a home Thursday after a man barricaded himself inside.

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A man was taken to a hospital for a mental health evaluation after he barricaded himself inside a home and allegedly cut someone in Ravenswood Manor Thursday.

A SWAT team was called at 7 a.m. for a man barricaded inside a home in the 2900 block of West Giddings Street, according to police spokeswoman Karie James.

A male and female inside with the man were released to safety, James said. The man, age 65, had lacerations to his leg.

The barricaded man was arrested about 9:30 a.m. and taken to Swedish Hospital for a mental health evaluation, police said.

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