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*UPDATE* Suspect in custody after hours-long standoff

December 4, 2018

COLUMBUS - Columbus police have arrested a suspect after an hours-long standoff Monday night.

According to the police department a 35-year-old man was arrested from the home in the 2800 block of 3rd Avenue around 6:20.

Officers will remain on scene, however the threat to citizens in the area no longer exists.

The standoff began after Columbus police officers attempted to stop a car believed to have been stolen from Fremont. The driver refused to stop, but eventually crashed in the area of 3rd Avenue and Air Vista Drive.

The suspect fled from the vehicle and broke into a home in the 2800 block of 3rd Avenue.

No other information has been released at this time.

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