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Man arrested after lengthy Kennewick standoff

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KENNEWICK, Wash. -

The Tri-Cities SWAT team has arrested a man after an hours long standoff with a man who barricaded himself inside his apartment armed with a knife. 

Officers say they found Jose Contreras in the process of setting a neighbor's door on fire Friday night on Conway Street.

When he saw the officers, he ran inside and armed himself. 

After a lengthy negotiation they were able to get him to come out. 

Police did send in a K-9, who got hurt,  but the dog is expected to recover. 

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