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Man in custody following 10+ hour standoff with SWAT in Brooksville

Suspect was barricaded for more than 9 hours
Posted at 4:45 AM, Jan 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-09 08:03:19-05

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. — A man is in custody following a more than 10-hour standoff between deputies and a barricaded subject in Brooksville early Tuesday morning. 

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office first posted about the situation on Facebook at 8:32 p.m. Monday night. 

The sheriff's office asked residents in the immediate area to remain indoors until the situation was resolved.

The roads surrounding the barricade situation are currently closed to traffic. Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

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