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Bomb squad searches Granite City home

11:26 AM, Mar 27, 2013   |    comments
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GRANITE CITY, Ill, (KSDK) -  The bomb squad was called in to go through a Granite City home after a standoff ended.

Police said a man in the 2200 block of Delmar claimed to have weapons and explosives, so several homes in the immediate home were evacuated.

The Granite City Special Response Team took over negotiations with the suspect.  The man climbed onto the roof of his front porch and remained there for several hours with a knife.

The man climbed back into his home through a window at 10:45 a.m. and was taken into custody.

He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.



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