Man, 74, barricades self in Lauderhill home

Man splashed gasoline throughout home, family called police

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LAUDERHILL, Fla. - A 74-year-old man barricaded himself inside his home in Lauderhill on Wednesday morning, said police.

The man, who lives alone, splashed gasoline throughout his house in the 3300 block of Northwest 8th Court and family members then called police.

Police were trying to convince him to come out of his home, but had not heard from him since about 10:45 a.m., said Lauderhill Police Captain Rick Rocco.

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