Suspect in custody following hours-long barricade situation in Thornton


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THORNTON, Colo. — A suspect was taken into custody following a standoff that lasted almost eight hours on Sunday morning, the Thornton Police Department said.

Thornton police arrived on scene just before midnight Saturday on a disturbance call at 102nd Lane and Glencoe Court, which is near East 104th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard.

When they arrived, police attempted to contact a male suspect.

A little later, police heard a loud noise from within the residence, which prompted a call to the SWAT team, shared by the Thornton and Northglenn police departments.

SWAT arrived on scene around 1 a.m.

Just before 8 a.m., Thornton police said they transported the male suspect to a local hospital with unknown injuries.

Residents in the area were urged to stay inside their homes while the barricade situation was ongoing.

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