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Standoff in Crawford County ends with arrest of Asbury man

There was a brief standoff near Pittsburg today.

Crawford County Sheriff Danny Smith says a man  forced his way inside a residence at 1036 E. 530th Ave. just before noon today and secured a knife from the kitchen.

The man, identified as 56-year-old Danny Wayne Pruett of Asbury, then asked the resident of the home to shoot him.

After a standoff, officers employed pepperball rounds and taser rounds, Pruett emerged without a knife but with a self-inflicted wound on his neck.

Pruett was treated for his injury.  .

He was taken into custody and booked for aggravated burglary and aggravated assault.

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