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Metro: Medical patient barricades self in home

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Metro police responded to a barricade situation near Tropicana Avenue and Buffalo Drive on Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, the incident began as a call from the house requesting medical assistance for a family member. Police said the person in need of medical attention has a history of violent behavior and became agitated when medical personnel arrived.

When police arrived, that person went into a room in the house, possibly in possession of a knife.

Police were able to coax the man out of the house and take him into custody after 4 p.m.

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