police-light-bar1.jpgA man has barricaded himself in his San Francisco apartment this afternoon, a police spokesman said.

Officers and crisis negotiators are responding to the 1400 block of Franklin Street where a man refuses to leave an apartment building, San Francisco police Officer Chan said.

As of 1:30 p.m., police have closed Franklin Street between Post and Bush streets and Sutter street between Van Ness Avenue and Gough Street, Chan said.

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