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10th Street Standoff

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Update (11:20 a.m.): SWAT has apprehended the suspect. 

Update (11:13 a.m.): Officers have launched a "flashbang" into an apartment to try to get the person to come out. 

Wichita Falls Police are currently in a standoff with a man at 1710 10th Street.

It began around 7:30 Friday Morning.  W.F.P.D. say the man walked into the Walgreens on 9th Street and demanded drugs.  He said he had a gun, but was denied drugs.  After leaving the Walgreens, he fled to his home.

Right now, SWAT is on the scene.  Authorities have deployed a talk box so they can communicate with the suspect.

Stay with Newschannel 6 for updates.