Man in custody after barricading himself inside house - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man in custody after barricading himself inside house

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Sheriff's deputies arrested a man after he barricaded himself inside a house in the 4400 block of Grand Cedar Lane.

He barricaded himself inside with a woman and two children. The woman and children were able to make it out of the house, according to Shelby County Sheriff's Office spokesman Chip Washington.

Deputies believed the man was armed.

Someone called police about a dispute that happened outside of the home around 4 p.m. At that time, five children, a man, and a woman were at the house. The kids and woman appear to have gotten away.

A SWAT team was on the scene and blocked off most of the neighborhood.


The name of the man has not been released.

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