Modesto Police in Standoff with Woman Wielding a Knife

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Police officers are involved in a standoff with a woman on the corner of Briggsmore Ave. and Clause Road.

The woman is sitting outside with a knife on the lawn.

The southbound lanes of Clause road going towards Briggsmore Ave. have been closed off at this time.

It is confirmed the call came in around 11 a.m. at the Behavioral Health Center for assistance. Officers have been trying to talk to her since 11:30 a.m.

At this point it is unknown if the woman is a patient at the health center.

It is reported that she is not making any movements other than cutting up her dress and stabbing at the ground.

It unknown at this time if she has any injuries but there are no reports of injury to anyone else.

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