Wednesday, November 10, 2010
SWAT stand-off in Pearland
PEARLAND, Texas – A SWAT standoff ended with a suspect in custody Wednesday night in Pearland.
Police said officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home near the intersection of Laura and Liberty around 8:45 p.m. and found a man had barricaded himself inside the residence.
Authorities said a female made it out safely, but a child remained inside.
Police said they believed the man had a gun, so they called in SWAT and negotiators to alleviate the situation.
Authorities said the suspect finally gave up around 11:45 p.m. and was not armed.
He was taken into custody without incident. The child was found inside and was not injured.