Scottsdale PD: 4 men arrested after barricade situation ends

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

Four armed men who forced their way into a Scottsdale apartment and held police at bay are in custody.

The intruders demanded money and assaulted a man in his 20s at the apartment at 5995 N. 78th Street just after 6:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Scottsdale police spokesman Kevin Watts.

The victim was able to get out of the apartment OK and met up with arriving officers.

Police set up a perimeter and evacuated several nearby apartments.

Officer negotiated with the group and a short time later, they surrendered without incident.

The suspects, whose names were not released, were held in custody on a number of felony charges, Watts said.

[Google map: 5995 N. 78th St.]

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