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Standoff Situation With Armed Man Prompts Lockdown Of 2 San Bernardino Schools

SAN BERNARDINO ( — A man was taken into custody Tuesday after a standoff that prompted the lockdown of two San Bernardino elementary schools.

The incident began around 8 a.m., when a man confronted a woman with a rifle inside a home in the 1300 block of Pumalo Street, officials said.

A SWAT team arrived and officers attempted to coax out the man.

The man tried to run from the home around noon but was taken down with the help of a police dog.

Jefferson Elementary School and Newman Academy were placed on lockdown as a precaution.

No injuries were reported.

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