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Police arrest wanted person barricaded for 6 hours in residential area of Spring Valley

Barricade incident in Spring Valley
Posted at 4:11 PM, Mar 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-17 20:36:56-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Officers with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department arrested a suspect after a six-hour barricade in a residential neighborhood in Spring Valley on Thursday.

Police were in a standoff in the area of Fort Apache Road and Twain Avenue since approximately 9:54 a.m.

"The suspect has refused to exit the residence and the incident is being treated as a barricade," police said.

As of 4:30 p.m., the suspect had been arrested. Major roads in the area remained open throughout the incident, police said.