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Police: Man barricaded himself inside South Loop high rise

               Mark Collins / photo from the Cook County sheriff's office

(CHICAGO) A man who barricaded himself inside a South Loop high rise for more than seven hours from Monday night into early Tuesday has been ordered held on a $50,000 bond.

Mark Collins, 48, is charged with domestic battery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, both misdemeanors, according to Chicago Police.

Officers responded to a call of a domestic disturbance at Collins’ home in a high rise in the 1100 block of South Michigan about 7:40 p.m. Monday, police said.

Collins remained locked in a room until he was taken into custody “without incident” about 2:50 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

No injuries were reported. Police said the incident was domestic-related.

Collins was ordered held on a $50,000 bond Tuesday, and is next scheduled to appear in court Feb. 17.


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