Man Armed with Machete Holds up Spokane Skateboard Shop

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

SPOKANE (AP) — A police standoff is under way at a skateboard shop in Spokane with a man armed with a machete and sledgehammer.

Police say the man is suspected of assaulting a resident in an apartment next to the business, in the Hillyard neighborhood.

KREM reports when police responded about 5 a.m. Wednesday the man charged at officers and then retreated to the shop where he works.

A SWAT team has responded. Negotiators used a loudspeaker to tell the suspect to come out the front door with his hands in the air.

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