SWAT in Southeast Austin ends, 1 person taken into custody

One person was taken into custody following a SWAT situation in Southeast Austin. The incident happened at an apartment complex near the 1600 block of East Riverside Drive near Lakeshore Drive.

The Austin Police Department says they were trying to serve an arrest warrant for a robbery suspect, but he ran away when he saw officers. The suspect apparently drove to the apartment of a woman he knew, climbed the balcony, got inside, and barricaded himself,

The SWAT team was called out and chemical irritants were deployed to get the suspect out.

The woman was able to leave the apartment unharmed and shortly before midnight the suspect was taken into custody. 

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