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SWAT in standoff with man who allegedly pepper-sprayed UW police officer

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SEATTLE — Police SWAT teams are en route to the University of Washington to negotiate with a 40-year-old man who allegedly pepper-sprayed a UW police officer and barricaded himself inside a building.

According to Seattle Police Detective Renee Witt, officers were on the scene at the intersection of 7th Avenue NE and NE Northlake Place after a university police officer was pepper sprayed by a man on campus.

Police were trying to negotiate with the man, who barricaded himself inside a building.

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