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COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) - A 57-year-old man faces charges following an assault and standoff with Columbus police that lasted about two hours.
The Columbus Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/1q67sFO ) that the standoff occurred Thursday.
Police say the incident started around 2:40 p.m., when officers were called to a house where a woman who lives there suffered knife injuries, fled the house and was taken to a hospital. Police say when officers went to the house, Alfredo Santistevan refused to come out.
After securing search and arrest warrants, Columbus police and Nebraska State Patrol troopers entered the house and found Santistevan with self-inflicted injuries. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Santistevan remained hospitalized Friday could not be reached for comment.
Information from: Columbus Telegram, http://www.columbustelegram.com
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