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Man in custody after barricade situation in PHX

Posted at 11:34 AM, May 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-10 19:06:27-04

Authorities say a barricade situation at a central Phoenix apartment is over and a man has been taken into custody.

Phoenix police say they were negotiating with two people inside the apartment, including a 14-year-old girl.

Police went to the apartment around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday to serve a search warrant for the arrest of a 30-year-old man who's wanted in an investigation into sexual conduct with a minor.

While there, officers learned that the victim in the case -- the teenage girl -- also was inside the apartment.

Police say both the man and teenager were threatening to harm themselves.

Around 2:30 p.m., police say the girl came out of the apartment and the man was taken into custody.

Their names haven't been released yet.

Watch our interview with Phoenix Police Sergeant Vince Lewis in the player below.