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Police blocking old K-Mart parking lot entrance (Oct. 9, 2019/ FOX Carolina)

MAULDIN, SC (FOX Carolina) – Mauldin police said officers blocked all entrances to the old K-Mart parking lot on Butler Road Wednesday morning because a person was threatening to harm himself.

Police said the man was in the vehicle in the parking lot and no one was else was in danger.

The man is now getting help from medical personnel and officers will be clearing the scene, police said at 12:15 p.m.

Police said the situation did not involve any business in the shopping center.

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