Suspect barricaded inside San Francisco pot dispensary after attempted heist

By Stephen C. Webster
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 10:46 EDT
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At least one person was barricaded inside a San Francisco medical marijuana dispensary after an attempted heist early Wednesday morning that went wrong, leading to a tense SWAT standoff in the city’s Bayview District.

Police said two suspects were in custody and at least one more remained inside the building near Jennings Street and Wallace Avenue, according to KTVU.com.

The standoff began around 3:50 a.m. and was continuing as of 7 a.m., CBS Bay Area added. Police have the whole neighborhood surrounded.

This video is from CBS Bay Area, aired Wednesday, March 6, 2013.


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Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
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