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UPDATE: Shelter-in-place advisory lifted for portion of Santa Barbara

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Posted at 4:21 PM, May 20, 2020

UPDATE (5:02 p.m.) - Police say the incident has been resolved.

UPDATE (4:24 p.m.) - Santa Barbara police say officers are in contact with the person with a knife near the Santa Barbara police station. People are asked to stay away from the area.

ORIGINAL STORY: Residents in a portion of Santa Barbara were told to shelter in place Wednesday afternoon.

Santa Barbara police issued the advisory at around 4 p.m. and said it was due to a person with a knife who was last seen near police department on the 200 block of E. Figueroa St.

People are being advised to shelter in place until further notice.

This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.