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SWAT takes man in custody after being barricaded inside DPS office bathroom, HPD says

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – SWAT was on the scene where a customer had barricaded himself inside a Texas Department of Public Safety office bathroom, according to the Houston Police Department.

The man has since been taken into custody, according to HPD.

Police said the location closed around 6 p.m. and employees found the man while doing a sweep of the building before they locked the doors for the night.

The man locked himself inside the bathroom and refused to come out, police said.

The man had a bag or box, according to police. Employees said they were not sure if the man was armed.

The man was taken away from the office on a stretcher, according to police.

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