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Man arrested after standoff in Waterloo: police

A Waterloo Regional Police cruiser. Kevin Nielsen / Global News File

Waterloo Regional Police arrested a 37-year-old man on Wednesday after he was barricaded in a house in the City of Waterloo.

Police say officers spotted a man who was wanted on a warrant at around 1 p.m.

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They say the man was in a home on Lester Street but was unwilling to come out.

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Officers attempted to negotiate with the man who had “barricaded” himself inside the home while also seeking a warrant to enter the house.

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After a few hours, police say they legally entered the house and arrested the man along with a woman who was inside.

The man was arrested on the strength of two warrants and was also charged with breach of a judicial release order.