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Police block area of San Francisco amid reports of armed man

  • Police in San Francisco have blocked off traffic around Civic Center and United Nations Plaza after receiving reports of a man who might be armed, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. KGO-TV said Saturday that pedestrians and motorists are being asked to leave the area amid reports of a man holding up something that may be a weapon.

    Police in San Francisco have blocked off traffic around Civic Center and United Nations Plaza after receiving reports of a man who might be armed, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. KGO-TV said Saturday that pedestrians and motorists are being asked to leave the area amid reports of a man holding up something that may be a weapon.  (The Associated Press)

  • Imagen de cuando la policía en San Francisco bloqueo el tránsito alrededor del Centro Cívico y la plaza United Nations (Naciones Unidas) después de recibir un aviso sobre un hombre armado en la zona, el sábado 24 de septiembre de 2016. La televisora KGO-TV dijo el sábado que la policía solicitó a transeúntes y automovilistas que se retiren del area. La emergencia concluyó cuando el hombre se entregó pacíficamente, según la policía. (Foto vía AP)

    Imagen de cuando la policía en San Francisco bloqueo el tránsito alrededor del Centro Cívico y la plaza United Nations (Naciones Unidas) después de recibir un aviso sobre un hombre armado en la zona, el sábado 24 de septiembre de 2016. La televisora KGO-TV dijo el sábado que la policía solicitó a transeúntes y automovilistas que se retiren del area. La emergencia concluyó cuando el hombre se entregó pacíficamente, según la policía. (Foto vía AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Police in San Francisco have blocked off traffic around Civic Center and United Nations Plaza after receiving reports of a man who might be armed, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. KGO-TV said Saturday that pedestrians and motorists are being asked to leave the area amid reports of a man holding up something that may be a weapon.

    Police in San Francisco have blocked off traffic around Civic Center and United Nations Plaza after receiving reports of a man who might be armed, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. KGO-TV said Saturday that pedestrians and motorists are being asked to leave the area amid reports of a man holding up something that may be a weapon.  (The Associated Press)

Police in San Francisco have blocked off traffic around Civic Center and United Nations Plaza after receiving reports of a man who might be armed.

KGO-TV said Saturday that pedestrians and motorists are being asked to leave the area amid reports of a man holding up something that may be a weapon.

The television station says police are attempting to communicate with the man.