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SWAT team arrests man after 5-hour standoff in Colleyville

An armed man held authorities at bay for almost five hours at his Colleyville home overnight before a police tactical team slipped inside the residence and took him into custody, a police official said.

No shots were fired in the standoff in the 1500 block of Tennison Parkway that ended about 1:45 a.m. Tuesday.

The 44-year-old man, who police did not identify, was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth for evaluation, police said.

The man’s wife called 911 at 8:52 p.m. Monday, telling the dispatcher that her husband was acting aggressively.

When patrol officers arrived, the man had barricaded himself in the home while other family members had fled the house, said Colleyville Officer Raymon Cannon, a department spokesman. Police learned that the man had handguns, shotguns and rifles in the home.

“He also was impaired from alcohol and drugs,” Cannon said.

Tactical officers from Keller and North Richland Hills arrived on the scene while a police negotiator talked to the man by telephone.

At some point early Tuesday, a negotiator got the man to move to the front of the house while tactical officers entered through a back door.

Charges are pending in the case, police said.

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