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Assault suspect in custody after SWAT standoff in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City standoff, January 22, 2021
Posted at 7:50 AM, Jan 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 11:35:48-05

SALT LAKE CITY — An assault suspect is in police custody after a standoff with police and a SWAT team in Salt Lake City Friday morning.

According to SLCPD, the aggravated assault occurred around 2:15 a.m. Police said the victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and there was a weapon involved.

After the assault, the suspect then entered an RV in the neighborhood of 400 N Pamela Way.

"Our SWAT team, negotiators and social workers are in scene. There is no threat to the public. Please avoid the area," a tweet from SLCPD said.

Police have not released the suspect's name.