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Police Attempt to Make Contact With Suspect in Parkmerced Neighborhood

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An avoid the area alert was issued Tuesday afternoon for the Parkmerced neighborhood near San Francisco State University while police attempted to make contact with a person possibly experiencing a mental health emergency.

Police said the incident began around 2:04 p.m. when officers responded to the 100 block of Gonzalez Drive for a report of a male suspect making threats and possibly armed with a firearm. The suspect went inside a building prior to police arriving on scene.

No other information was immediately available.

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