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October 22, 2017

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Police: Man steals candy bar, barricades himself in office

A Metro Police SWAT team was called in Tuesday after a man stole a candy bar from a Wal-Mart and then barricaded himself in a dentist’s office, Metro Police said.

Police received a call at 12:06 p.m. of a robbery at the Wal-Mart in the 200 block of North Nellis Boulevard, Officer Jesse Roybal said.

A man had reportedly stolen a candy bar and swung a knife at a security guard before running down the street and barricading himself in a nearby dentist’s office, Roybal said.

Metro SWAT and police-dog units were called to the scene, and the suspect was taken into custody about 1:50 p.m., officials said.

There didn’t appear to be any injuries, Roybal said.

The incident is under investigation.

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