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VIDEO: Police save man who stabbed himself during standoff arrest

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ROYAL OAK, MI (WNEM) -

Newly released video shows a standoff Monday night in Royal Oak. 

"Hands up! Hands up! Get your hands up! Get your hands up now!" police yelled as they approached a driver with guns drawn. 

The driver of the car, a 62-year-old man, was believed to have stolen the vehicle. 

When officers approached the vehicle, the man began stabbing himself several times in the leg with a knife. Officers broke the window of the vehicle and knocked the knife from the suspect's hand, police said.

The officers immediately tended to the man’s serious injuries by applying a tourniquet to stop the bleeding until an ambulance arrived.

The suspect remains hospitalized. 

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