Man arrested following SWAT situation in SE Austin

A man was arrested following a SWAT situation in Southeast Austin

The Austin Police Department (APD) said around 11:56 a.m., officers arrived to the 2500 block of Anken Drive attempting to serve a warrant for a man in an apartment.

Shortly after, the man barricaded himself inside. 

At 4 p.m., police said the man left the apartment after speaking with negotiators. 

Police said the man has seven felony warrants.

For safety reasons, the following streets in the area were experiencing closures:

  • Riverside
  • East Oltorf
  • Anken
  • Pleasant Valley Road

This is a developing story and will be updated as more details become available.