Suspect arrested after threatening Bellevue construction workers with rifle

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(Bellevue Police)

Bellevue Police arrested a 74-year-old man for threatening construction workers with a rifle late Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities say the suspect wielded a semi-automatic rifle and threatened workers at a site near 106th Ave NE and NE 12th St.

A large police response was mobilized to the area after 4:20 p.m.

Eventually, the suspect surrendered and was taken into custody. Officers confiscated the weapon and booked the man into jail.

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No one was injured in the incident.