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Vermillion police involved in Christmas Day standoff

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Update - Vermillion Police Department News Release:

The Vermillion Police Department is currently working to resolve an incident involving a barricaded subject.  We are working jointly with other agencies such as DCI, the Yankton Police Department, the South Dakota Highway Patrol, and the University of South Dakota Police to resolve the situation.  The area near the home has been blocked off to limit access and ensure that there is no danger to the public.  We cannot provide additional information at this time as the incident is on-going. We will update you with more information as it becomes available.

Earlier Story:

Police are at the scene of a standoff in Vermillion.

It's happening at Crawford Road & Main Street.

Witnesses say police have been on the scene since early Tuesday morning. The barricaded subject is believed to be armed.

Police are asking people to avoid the area if possible.

KSFY News has a crew at the scene.  Check back for updates throughout the day, as well as on Facebook and Twitter.

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