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Pair freed, third sought after standoff

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A man and woman taken into police custody in an incident near a North End school have been released without charge.

On Wednesday morning, Winnipeg police arrested two people after investigating a report of a man armed with a weapon on St. John's Avenue. During a standoff that lasted several hours, nearby Faraday Elementary School was locked down.

The pair has since been released, Const. Eric Hofley of the Winnipeg Police Service said Thursday.

"We're still looking for the other person," he said.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition October 18, 2013 A8

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