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Man arrested after standoff with Spokane police, SWAT team

UPDATED: Wed., June 23, 2021

Spokane Police keep a watchful eye on an apartment where they say a man with felony warrants had barricaded himself at Lacrosse Avenue and Lidgerwood Street Wednesday, June 23, 2021.  (Colin Mulvany/THE SPOKESMAN-REVI)
Spokane Police keep a watchful eye on an apartment where they say a man with felony warrants had barricaded himself at Lacrosse Avenue and Lidgerwood Street Wednesday, June 23, 2021. (Colin Mulvany/THE SPOKESMAN-REVI)
By Sydney Brown The Spokesman-Review

A SWAT team assisted Spokane police in the arrest of a man after a standoff Wednesday afternoon.

The suspect is 39-year-old Michael Greene, according to the Spokane Police Department‘s social media.

Greene was barricaded in one of the homes on the 300 block of Lacrosse Avenue. Police issued a shelter-in-place for the area.

Around 4 p.m., police arrested Greene for several outstanding federal warrants, putting an end to the standoff.

Police were assisted by both K9 units and a SWAT team.

The subject was taken into custody safely, according to police.

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