Hours-long Palolo barricade situation ends in arrest

Hours-long Palolo barricade situation ends in arrest
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PALOLO, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A barricade situation ended in an arrest Sunday morning in Palolo.

Police were called to the scene on Palolo Avenue at New Jersey Avenue about 2:30 a.m.

Access to the area was closed off, and the American Red Cross opened an emergency shelter for residents who were evacuated from neighboring homes.

About 9 a.m., police arrested at least one person.

Authorities said the suspect had barricaded himself in a home with his family.

This story will be updated.

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