Ashland police standoff

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ASHLAND, Ore. — Following a seven-hour standoff, a man is in protective custody.

Ashland police responded with a SWAT team following the man barricading himself inside a vacant home and making statements about the safety of others.

The man was not identified, but was taken to a Medford medical center for evaluation following the police entering the home.

Police say he has an extensive criminal history.