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Barricaded Robbery Suspect Detained After 25-Hour Standoff with Police in San Francisco

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    San Francisco police SWAT crews and hostage negotiators swarmed around a house near the Ingleside/Taraval border early Thursday morning, as a standoff that began the day before entered its 16th hour. Bob Redell reports. (Published Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016)

    A standoff that lasted more than 25 hours with a robbery suspect who barricaded himself inside a San Francisco home ended Thursday afternoon, police said.

    Police said the suspect, who family members said was mentally ill, was detained and transported to a hospital.

    Officers, SWAT crews and hostage negotiators swarmed around a home near the Ingleside/Taravel border earlier in the day during the standoff, which began at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

    The suspect had barricaded himself in a home in the 200 block of Miramar Avenue. Police said he had allegedly robbed someone earlier Wednesday afternoon and made off with an electronic device.

    No other information was immediately available.

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