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October 29, 2011 at 10:26 PM

SWAT team called to North Beacon Hill house

UPDATE:

Seattle police on Saturday arrested a 40-year-old man after receiving reports that he threatened a neighbor with a gun.

Police said they received a report shortly before 5 p.m. of a man who pointed a gun at a neighbor, in the 1500 block of Cherrylane Place South.

Hostage Negotiators and SWAT responded to the Beacon Hill neighborhood. After hours of negotiating, the man agreed to come out of his home. 

The man was arrested and transported to the South Precinct. Additional details were not released by police.

Seattle police surrounded a North Beacon Hill house Saturday night and were negotiating with an armed man inside.

Police said they received a report shortly before 5 p.m. of a man with a gun on the porch of a house in the 1500 block of Cherrylane Place South. He retreated into the house when officers arrived, police said.

A SWAT team was called to the scene around 8 p.m. No additional information was immediately available.

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