April 9, 2013 at 10:11 AM
UPDATE: Part of N. 85th St. blocked off for possible barricaded suspect
UPDATE AT 10:53 A.M.: Police say the barricaded man walked out of a house and is being examined by medics. Officers will be clearing the area.
ORIGINAL POST: Officers have blocked off North 85th Street, between Fremont Avenue North and Aurora Avenue North, because of a person experiencing some sort of mental health or substance-abuse issue, Seattle police said.
The person may be barricaded in a building. Police negotiators and the SWAT team are on their way.
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