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Police Involved in Standoff Along Highway 59

Police say one individual is potentially armed and is barricaded inside a home along Highway 59.

Posted: Mar 22, 2018 10:37 AM
Updated: Mar 22, 2018 1:05 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Police say one individual is potentially armed and is barricaded inside a home along Highway 59.

The person has a felony warrant out of St. Joseph.

The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department has been called in to assist.

Traffic along 59 has been reduced to one lane. Avoid the area if possible.

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