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Man Safely Taken Into Custody After Standoff With Police in San Jose

A young member of the man’s family is also confirmed to be inside the home, but is not believed to be at risk, police said

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A man was safely taken into custody Monday after an hours-long standoff with police in San Jose.

The incident was reported in the morning on the 4500 block of The Woods Drive where a man was seen brandishing knives, throwing stuff out of the balcony and breaking a neighbor's window, police said.

A young member of the man’s family was also confirmed to be inside the home, police said. 

“Patrol, special operations, and MCAT officers have been de-escalating the situation and using crisis intervention techniques to have the male safely surrender,” the police department said on Twitter.

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