All I-80 lanes in Richmond reopen following police standoff with barricaded person, officials say

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RICHMOND, Calif. (KGO) -- All lanes on Interstate 80 in Richmond have reopened following a police standoff with barricaded person on Sunday, officials said.

The CHP said the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department was in pursuit of person on the freeway as the CHP helped close lanes as authorities detain the person.

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All lanes in both directions at Central Ave. were reportedly closed at 1:18 p.m. due to police activity, according to 511 SF Bay.

Then, at 1:37 p.m., the eastbound directions were reopened, the traffic agency said.

No further details were given on the pursuit.

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