NAPS arrest wanted Georgia man after short stand-off

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NORTH AUGUSTA, Sc (WJBF) – A Georgia man is in custody in South Carolina after a short stand-off with the North Augusta Department of Public Safety.

NewsChannel 6 learned that the suspect was hiding inside a unit at the Breckenridge Apartments located at the corner of West Martintown Road and Knox Avenue. Nearby units were evacuated as a safety precaution.

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According to Lt. Tim Thornton, the suspect did not have any weapons and did not pose a threat to others.

A negotiator was called in to talk the wanted man out of the apartment unit. He is now in police custody.

No word on what the suspect was wanted for.

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