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Barricade at Las Vegas Strip gift shop ends without injury

Updated December 10, 2019 - 4:19 am

Police shut down Las Vegas Boulevard in both directions between Cleveland and Sahara avenues on Monday night while they worked a barricade situation at Bonanza Gift Shop.

Police said a woman with a knife barricaded herself inside the store and began throwing her clothes at officers.

After pepper spray failed to subdue her, she was taken into custody without injury by SWAT unit members about 9:30 p.m., Metropolitan Police Department Lt. David Gordon said in a text.

Contact Alexis Egeland at aegeland@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0335. Follow @alexis_egeland on Twitter. Review-Journal staffer Marvin Clemons contributed to this report.

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