Man arrested after barricade situation in Tempe

- Authorities have released the name of a man who reportedly barricaded himself inside an apartment in Tempe Saturday morning.

According to officials, 45-year-old Eric Larson Thomas was taken into custody at approximately 8:00 a.m., in the area of 1400 block of E. Apache. Officials with Tempe Police said officers responded to the location, after Thomas allegedly threatened his neighbor with a knife, and then proceeded to barricade himself.

Thomas, who was reportedly taken into custody with the help of negotiators and SWAT team members, has been booked for alleged Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

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