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Wanted man involved in brief police standoff surrenders

Man barricades himself in attic of home in 5400 block of Little Creek

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SAN ANTONIO – A 25-year-old man wanted on a felony warrant was arrested following a brief standoff Thursday afternoon on the city's Southwest Side.

The U.S. Marshal's Service was serving a warrant at a home in the 5400 block of Little Creek at around 1 p.m., when the man barricaded himself in the attic.

A SWAT team was called in to try and convince the man to come out peacefully.

Sgt. Jesse Salame, a San Antonio police spokesman, said an accident apparently helped end the standoff.

"While he was up in the attic, I think he may have taken a miss step, and fell down from the attic and onto the ground," he said. "They were able to move in and secure him."

The standoff lasted about an hour.

 


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