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Man Arrested After Armed Encounter At Payson High School

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Police say they’ve arrested an armed man who entered Payson High School Sunday morning.

The man reportedly entered an administrative building and confronted a staff member. AZFamily.com reports, investigators believe the man was trying to burglarize the school. The staff member was unharmed and able to dial 911.

The suspect was last seen leaving the school in a white Toyota Tacoma with an unidentified woman who police believe is connected to the school.

The investigation is ongoing and two other suspects have been detained for questioning. Police say there’s no indication of a continued threat to any Payson campus.

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