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Heavy police presence at the intersection of Northern Avenue and Spruce Street Friday night

Posted at 6:19 PM, Oct 27, 2023

PUEBLO, CO — The Pueblo Police Department was asking the public to avoid the intersection of Northern Avenue and Spruce Street on Friday evening.

The Pueblo Police Department tells News5 they were on the scene attempting to apprehend a person of interest from a kidnapping case. The person has barricaded themselves inside a house near the intersection according to police.

The department said that the kidnap victim had escaped their captor a few weeks ago and provided police details that would lead to this response.

Around 10:00 p.m. the Pueblo Police Department cleared the scene after arresting two people with warrants. One of the people was arrested on felony kidnapping charges.

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