Man in Hillcrest standoff in custody

SAN DIEGO - A man who was holed up inside a house in Hillcrest during a police standoff has been taken into custody.

Officers responded to the 3600 block of 3rd Avenue on a report of a man who is suicidal and has holed himself up inside a home. They first got the call around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

As of about 6:30 p.m., the man was taken into custody. He was transported to the hospital for mental health-related issues. He is not facing any charges.

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