Man in custody after brief standoff with police

A man is in custody after a brief standoff with police Wednesday afternoon at a home near Guyan Avenue and 26th Street.
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man from Michigan is in custody after a brief standoff with police Wednesday afternoon.

Just before 1 p.m., a large police presence appeared outside of a home near Guyan Avenue and 26th Street in Cabell County.

A SWAT team was there in full gear.

Emmanuel Whitfield, who's from Michigan, was inside the home and refusing to answer the door, Huntington Police said. They said he has active warrants.

Police said they had no issues taking Whitfield into custody.