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Man in custody, woman hospitalized after Rogers Park barricade situation


Updated: January 19, 2014 11:03PM

A man was taken into custody Sunday evening and a woman was hospitalized after a barricade situation in the Rogers Park neighborhood.

Officers were called to a domestic disturbance shortly after 2 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Birchwood Avenue, police said.

After officers arrived, a man barricaded himself in an apartment, police said.

About 4 p.m., a woman, whose age was not known, left the apartment and was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston in good condition, authorities said.

At 5:50 p.m., the man was arrested and taken to an area hospital for evaluation, police said.

Area North detectives were investigating.

Contributing: Ashlee Rezin

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