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Attempted burglary leads to standoff with Las Vegas police

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Attempted burglary leads to standoff with Las Vegas police

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Jul 24, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- An attempted burglary led to a standoff with police on Wednesday night in the Las Vegas Valley.

Police said they received a call from security at a shopping complex near Arville Street and Flamingo Road.

They had chased a suspected burglar onto a roof and he was threatening to jump.

Police arrived and began talking to the man. They were eventually able to convince him to come down.

It is not known if the burglar suspect was armed, but police said they found burglary tools on the roof.

Action News will update this story if more information becomes available.

Joyce Lupiani

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Joyce Lupiani is the managing editor for PositivelyLV.com and contributes to KTNV.com and NowTrending.com.