Man arrested after standoff with police

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HARRISBURG, Ill. - A man involved in a standoff with police on Thursday was arrested early Sunday.

Saline County deputies say they received a tip Saturday Brian Potts was inside a home on Highway 145 South, just outside Harrisburg.

Potts was wanted on a Saline County warrant for failure to appear on a speeding violation and for a parole violation. Police say the resident told them Potts was inside and armed with a gun.

A tactical team surrounded the residence and on Sunday arrested Potts.  Police recovered a handgun and ammunition. 

Potts is in the Saline County Jail.

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