Suspect taken into custody following SWAT standoff in DeKalb Co. - CBS46 News

Suspect taken into custody following SWAT standoff in DeKalb Co.

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DECATUR, GA (CBS46) -

The suspect involved in an hours long SWAT standoff in Decatur is now in police custody. 

Officers responded to an armed person call at 8:30 a.m. on the 3000 block of Appleton Court. The male suspect was attempting to break into a vehicle when he was confronted by a resident, according the authorities.

The suspect produced a weapon and walked into the residence. A 33-year-old and 73-year-old male were able to escape as the suspect became distracted by police arriving at the scene.

The suspect who was arrested is a juvenile and his name is not being released at this time. He is being charged with kidnapping and aggravated assault. More charges may come. No shots were fired.

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