Sioux Falls man in custody after 4-hour standoff; man alleged threatened officers with knife


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SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota — A 71-year-old Sioux Falls man is in custody after a four-hour standoff with a SWAT team.

Police say the man threatened officers with a butcher knife when they responded to a report of a disorderly subject just after midnight Wednesday.

Authorities say the man retreated into his apartment, where he stayed until his arrest without incident about 4 a.m. Thursday.

The man was jailed on aggravated assault charges.

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