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Standoff results in two arrests in Laporte Tuesday

An officer trains his weapon on a downtown Laporte house late Tuesday afternoon. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Two people were taken into custody Tuesday night following a tense 90-minute armed standoff in Laporte.

The call came in just before 4 p.m. in a residential neighborhood a block away from Laporte Public School.

Numerous Hubbard County officers and State Patrol troopers kept their guns trained on a resi-dence while negotiating for the male suspect to come out.

A female suspect was escorted to a Patrol car around 5:15 p.m.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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