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Suspect in custody in south Fargo apartment standoff

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FARGO - A nearly nine-hour standoff in south Fargo ended Wednesday night with the arrest of a man who was involved in a standoff with police 15 years ago.

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Fargo police arrested Leonard Ritter just before 8 p.m. after he jumped from his apartment No. 203 balcony at 2433 20th Ave. S. and attempted to flee. Officers Tasered Ritter, who continued to struggle until he was handcuffed, Lt. Steve Lynk said.

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