SWAT standoff ends peacefully in Southeast Austin

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by KVUE News

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Posted on December 5, 2012 at 9:04 AM

AUSTIN -- A SWAT standoff has ended peacefully.

Residents called police to an apartment complex in Southeast Austin around 11 p.m. Tuesday, saying they saw a man walking around with a sword.

When officers arrived they found the man locked inside an apartment, claiming to have a weapon. Police called the APD SWAT team, and the surrounding apartments were evacuated.

Around 1:30 a.m. the man surrendered to police.
 

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