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Driver taken into custody after ‘barricade situation’ near Strip

Las Vegas police said an attempt to pull over a driver near the Strip on Wednesday afternoon led to the person driving recklessly onto sidewalks and holing up in the vehicle.

The driver was taken into custody just before 5 p.m., police said. The vehicle had been stopped in the area of Flamingo Road and Koval Lane after officers initially tried to stop it at about 3:30 p.m.

Road closures were in effect between the intersection of Flamingo and Koval and University Center Drive, police said. No injuries were reported.

Contact Brett Clarkson at bclarkson@reviewjournal.com or 561-324-6421. Follow @BrettClarkson_ on Twitter.

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