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A man who allegedly was brandishing a knife at a downtown Los Angeles apartment building was taken into custody Friday following a standoff with a Los Angeles Police Department SWAT team.

Officers went to the 400 block of East Fifth Street at about 1:20 a.m. on a report of a man brandishing a knife, the LAPD reported.

A SWAT team was summoned to the location, where the 28-year-old man was believed to be alone in an apartment. About 8:30 a.m., the man was taken into custody without further incident, police said. His name was not immediately released.

—City News Service

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