Officer Robert Gray

Newnan, GA (CBS46) An officer with the East Point Police Department was arrested Saturday after a SWAT standoff in Newnan.

Robert Gray was arrested and is facing 1st degree burglary charges after the standoff at a home on the 400 block of Hunterian Place.

According to Newnan Police, officers came to the home after reports of a burglary in progress. They tried to make contact with Gray but were unable to and that's when a SWAT team was called to the scene.

After a five hour standoff, Gray surrendered peacefully.

No injuries were sustained.

Officer Gray is on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation. He is currently in the custody of the Coweta Police Department. He's been a police officer in East Point for 20 years.

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