1 in custody after SWAT standoff in North Austin

AUSTIN - Austin police arrested a man after a SWAT standoff in North Austin Sunday.

APD said a man was barricaded inside a home in the 12000 block of Broughton Way around noon.

Several homes were evacuated as police worked to communicate with the subject.

After four hours, APD said the man was taken into custody without incident, and they did not need to use lethal force.

The incident is under investigation. Police said they aren't sure if charges will be filed in this case.

(© 2016 KVUE)


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