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UPDATE: Barricade over near Sirius, Arville

Posted at 8:28 AM, May 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-12 19:30:23-04

UPDATE: The barricade situation ended shortly before noon. SWAT and the K-9 unit went into the apartment to apprehend the suspect. The man was bitten during the arrest. He was taken to the hospital to be treated before going to jail.

The man is facing child endangerment, eluding a police officer, violating a protection order and home invasion.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police are working a barricade situation near Sirius Avenue and Arville Street.

According to a tweet sent by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the incident involves a man who is possibly armed. Police say that it began when a woman called Wednesday night, saying her boyfriend was trying to break into her apartment.

13 Action News has a crew on the way and will update this story as more information becomes available.