Man with gun to head arrested after SWAT standoff in NW Houston

HOUSTON - A SWAT team responded to a man with a gun to his head early Sunday morning in northwest Houston, police said. 

According to the Houston Police Department, they responded to a sexual assault of a woman around 5:30 a.m. at a Crown Plaza Hotel on Highway 290.

Upon arrival, a man took off running on Northwest Central Drive. He held a gun to his head to keep officers away. 

SWAT responded around 5:45 a.m. to 55000 Northwest Central Drive. 



Police said he eventually gave up. 

At 6:05 a.m., the suspect was in custody. 



HPD Sexual Assault responded to the hotel incident. At this time, the suspect's relationship to the woman is unknown.

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