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Man in custody after SWAT standoff at Riverton home

Christopher Robert Ainslie

RIVERTON, Utah — A wanted man is in custody after a SWAT standoff at his parents’ Riverton home.

Christopher Robert Ainslie was taken into custody Monday afternoon after barricading himself inside the home at 1400 W. Cancun Way.

Unified Police worked to capture the  32-year-old man who was accused of threatening a ShopKo employee with a knife Monday morning.

Unified Police said Ainslie was also on felony probation.

A SWAT team was dispatched to help capture Ainslie.

The situation forced police to close 1300 W. between 12800 S. and 13000 S.