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Police: W. 13th Street open after suspect taken into custody

Police have sent a Special Operations team to the 1700 block of W. 13 Street in North Little Rock where an armed suspect barricaded themselves inside a home.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Update: Police have said that streets in the 1700 block of W. 13th have reopened after the armed subject surrendered themselves into police custody.

The North Little Rock Police Department dispatched officers to the 1700 block of W. 13 Street in reference to a disturbance with a weapon.

When they arrived, officers were advised that a subject had pointed a firearm at another individual and made threats before barricading themselves inside a home.

Officers established a perimeter around the location and notified their Special Operations team to respond to the situation.

Streets are closed off in the immediate area around the residence, and officials have asked people to avoid the area.

Crisis Negotiators are attempting to make verbal contact with the suspect inside the residence.

At this time, no injuries have been reported in relation to the incident.

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