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Police arrest armed man trying to get into mental health facility

(MGN Online photo)

Oklahoma City police say a man is in custody after trying to force his way into a mental health center.

Police officials say the situation happened late Wednesday night in the 1200 block of NE 13th St., near OU Children's Hospital.

According to officials, staff called police after a man with a knife started screaming to get inside the building. When officers arrived, they shot the suspect with a bean bag.

The unnamed 47-year-old was taken to the hospital and eventually booked into jail.

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