North Austin SWAT situation ends peacefully

Austin police say an overnight SWAT situation has ended peacefully. It happened in the 8500 block of North Lamar.

The incident began at around 12:40 a.m. Police say a woman barricaded herself inside her apartment and that a friend of the woman had reported that the woman was threatening to hurt herself or anyone else who tried to enter her place.

The incident ended around 4:30 a.m. 

Some nearby residents were asked to be evacuated.

The woman reportedly told officers that she was armed but that has not been confirmed. No word on if she'll face any charges.