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Patient at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo arrested after brief lockdown

Tenet Health Central Coast Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- San Luis Obispo police arrested one man after a lockdown at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center on Friday morning.

On Friday at around 8:45 a.m., San Luis Obispo police responded to reports of an incident causing a lockdown at Sierra Vista Hospital in San Luis Obispo.

Police arrived and found that a patient was inside with a weapon, threatening someone in the hospital.

Police then arrested the man without further incident.

The weapon that was used was a knife.

The lockdown was lifted at 9:15 a.m.

A Tenet Hospital representative says the hospital is open and available.

Police say no one was injured.

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