NMSP: Armed individual safely taken into custody after barricading themself in vehicle

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ESPANOLA, N.M. (KRQE)- New Mexico State Police report an individual has safely been taken into custody after they barricaded themself in a vehicle on Tuesday morning in Española.

NMSP say an armed subject barricaded themself inside a vehicle, causing several road closures. NMSP Crisis Negotiators and tactical team were able to resolve the situation peacefully and the individual has since been taken into custody.

NMSP had closed State Road 68 at State Road 74 and at mile marker 2 during the incident. State Road 291 was also closed at the intersection with McCurdy Lane.

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