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Man Suspected Of Being On Drugs Arrested After 5-Hour Standoff At Modesto Gas Station

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MODESTO (CBS13) – A suspect is in police custody after a SWAT standoff at a Modesto gas station overnight.

The incident happened around 10 p.m. Sunday at a Shell gas station on Oakdale Road. Police say the man had an argument outside the station, then went inside with a chain and started breaking things.

The business was evacuated while officers negotiated with the man.

Five hours later, SWAT team members took the man into custody. He was taken to the hospital to treated for possible drug use.

No one else was injured in the incident.

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