South Austin SWAT situation ends peacefully

South Austin SWAT situation ends peacefully

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A SWAT situation in at a home near William Cannon and Brodie Ln in south Austin came to a peaceful end Monday morning.

The situation began when a woman called 911 to report that her roommate had been kidnapped at gun point by a man. According to APD, they tracked the suspect to the 6200 block of Blarwood Drive, where he barricaded himself inside a home.

SWAT Team members were able to convince the suspect to come out of the house. The woman allegedly being held hostage was able to escape without injuries.

Authorities are speaking with the suspect, the victim, and her roommate to try to determine exactly what happened.

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