RIVERTON — A man accused of wielding a knife during an attempted robbery at a Taylorsville store is in police custody.
A SWAT team arrested Christopher Robert Ainslie, 32, at his parents' home in Riverton about 3 p.m. Monday, the Unified Police Department reported. Ainslie had barricade himself in the house on Cancun Way, police said.Comment on this story
The stakeout forced the closure of two blocks of 1300 West for several hours.
No injuries were reported when Ainslie was apprehended, Unified police reported. He is accused of threatening a clerk at the Shopko store at 5800 S. Redwood Road Monday morning.
He had not been booked into Salt Lake County Jail as of Monday afternoon.
A warrant was issued for Ainslie's arrest in July. He is accused of violating the terms of his probation for a DUI case from 2013.
He has a history of shoplifting and theft in Davis, Salt Lake and Utah counties, state court records show.