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UPDATE: Standoff ends in Yuma neighborhood

Trespassing report leads to heavy police presence


YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - A standoff in a Yuma neighborhood has ended without an arrest.

The Yuma Police Department (YPD) says officers responded to a trespassing report in the 2100 block of West 1st Street just before two Wednesday afternoon. Police say the suspect barricaded himself inside the residence when the officers arrived.

YPD sent in its Special Enforcement Team and closed down part of 1st Street as a precaution.

After several hours, police cleared the area. Officer have not yet made any arrests in connection with the incident. An investigation continues.

YPD encourages anyone with any information about this case to call contact (928) 373-4700 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous.



YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Multiple Yuma Police Department (YPD) are on the scene of an incident in the area of 1st Street and 21st Avenue.

Early reports indicate it involves a standoff, although YPD has not made official comment on the situation yet.

CBS 13's Christian Galeno gives you a look at the scene:

We do have a crew on the scene, and will provide updates here on, as well as on News 11 and CBS 13, as we get more information.

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