Woman barricades self in women's restroom of library - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: SWAT takes woman into custody

Woman barricades self in women's restroom of library

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane SWAT team has taken a woman into custody who had barricaded herself in the third floor women's restroom of the downtown library. The initial report came in just after 5 p.m. Friday. A woman entered the restroom and heard the suspect shouting that she would shoot if anyone came closer.

Originally, the woman who called police reported it was a man who had been in the restroom. 

The Spokane SWAT team arrived on scene, entered the building and established communication with the suspect who was screaming and yelling.

A short time later the SWAT team was able to take the suspect into custody.

At no time did the situation involve a hostage.

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