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Man knifes himself after altercation at Central Market in Detroit Lakes

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Man knifes himself after altercation at Central Market in Detroit Lakes
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A 25-year-old man was taken to the hospital after reportedly cutting himself with a knife during a short standoff with police in Detroit Lakes.

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The incident happened shortly after noon on Wednesday.

According to the Detroit Lakes Police Department, officers were called to Central Market grocery store for a disturbance involving a knife.

Although authorities are still processing the incident, Sgt. Chad Glander with the Detroit Lakes Police Department says the man fled on foot before officers found him on the north side of the Essentia Health building in the downtown area.

According to Glander, there was a short standoff with police; the man was then taken into custody and brought to Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital with a non-life threatening, self-inflicted laceration.

No officers were hurt in the altercation.

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