UPDATE: SWAT situation in central El Paso over, man in custody

UPDATE: SWAT situation in central El Paso over, man in custody
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POSTED: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 2:22pm

UPDATED: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 4:21pm

UPDATE: The El Paso Police has now opened up the area around Virginia and Montana to Yandell after authorities were able to reach a man who was possibly suicidal inside of a store. He was taken into custody for medical treatment.

The streets are now re-opened in the area.

EARLIER:

The El Paso Police are on the scene of a SWAT situation in central El Paso. The call was made just after noon Friday afternoon to a location near the intersection of Montana and Virginia.

A police dispatch supervisor has advised us that the intersection of Virginia and Yandell is completely blocked at this hour. Please use an alternate route when traveling through central El Paso.

We will update with more information as it becomes available to us. 

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