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UPDATE: Man in custody after standoff in Nipomo

Posted: 3:49 PM, Oct 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-12 01:45:23-04
Man in custody after standoff in Nipomo

UPDATE (7:09 p.m.) - San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man after a nearly six-hour long standoff in Nipomo.

Deputies entered the home on Summit Rd. at about 7 p.m. and took the man into custody.

Authorities say no one was injured during the standoff.
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UPDATE (6:02 p.m.) - The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office says a man who barricaded himself inside a home in Nipomo Friday afternoon earlier threatened his fiancee with a meat cleaver.

When deputies responded to the scene shortly after 1 p.m., the man barricaded himself inside the home on Summit Rd.

Sheriff's officials say the woman was able to escape without injury.

They say officers have been trying to convince the man to surrender and briefly made contact with him via a cell phone and are now waiting for him to come out of the house.

The man was reportedly arrested recently for felony vandalism, sheriff's officials confirm.
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UPDATE (4:05 p.m.) - Officials say the incident started at about 1 p.m. after a man pulled out a weapon and threatened to use it. As of 4 p.m., the sheriff's office was communicating with man, who was still inside the home, over the phone and through a speaker, in an effort to get him to come out.
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(3:49 p.m.) - Authorities on Friday were responding to reports of a person barricaded inside a home in Nipomo.

As of 3:40 p.m., the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office said deputies were working to get the man out of the home located along the 100 block of Summit Road.

He is accused of making threats against his girlfriend and is the only one inside, officials say.

The California Highway Patrol was requested to assist with road closures in the area.

KSBY has a crew at the scene and will have updates as they become available.