Police involved in morning standoff
Police attended this building on Friday morning for a domestic disturbance and soon had to arrest a man who held a knife to his own throat.
Published Friday, January 4, 2013 6:29AM MST
Calgary police are investigating after they have arrested a man involved in a standoff in the southwest on Friday morning.
Officers were called to a building in the 2100 block of Southland Drive just after 3 a.m. for reports of a domestic disturbance.
They spoke with a man in the home and, during the course of the conversation; he brandished a knife and held it to his throat.
After about an hour and a half, police deployed a Taser to incapacitate the man.
He is now in police custody.
There is no word yet on charges.