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Suspect in custody after 5-hour SWAT standoff in Baytown

by khou.com staff

khou.com

Posted on May 5, 2010 at 12:28 PM

Updated Wednesday, May 5 at 6:11 PM

BAYTOWN, Texas—A suspect is now in custody after a five-hour SWAT standoff that started early Wednesday. It happened on Lee Drive near Riggs in Baytown.

Harris County deputies and Baytown police officers attempted to serve a warrant on the suspect for aggravated robbery around 7 a.m.
The suspect noticed the officers approaching and barricaded himself inside his home. He ordered them to back off and said he had a loaded gun, according to law enforcement.  
SWAT was then called to the scene. 
A woman, believed to be a relative of the suspect, was also inside the home. 
Shortly before noon, the man and woman exited the home and were taken into custody without incident. 

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