Standoff between armed woman, officials at Pleasanton City Hall ends peacefully, police say

No injuries have been reported

PLEASANTON, Texas – A standoff between authorities and an armed woman inside of Pleasanton City Hall has resolved peacefully, according to Pleasanton Police Chief Ronald Sanchez.

The situation began around 12:30 p.m., Thursday, when the woman went into city hall, then to the council chambers and stripped down naked while armed, according to police.

As of around 9:30 p.m., the standoff ended peacefully and the woman was taken to an area hospital, Chief Sanchez confirmed to the Pleasanton Express newspaper.

No injuries were reported and no employees were in any danger, according to police.

Pleasanton PD and Fire, Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office, Texas DPS, and San Antonio police, fire, SWAT and hostage negotiation teams are working the scene.

City hall was closed off, as was Chapman Road, for several hours during the standoff. Authorities are still clearing the scene.

This is a developing story and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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