GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Police in Gwinnett County said a suspect wanted for stealing cars was taken into custody early Thursday evening after a SWAT standoff.
Gwinnett County Police said the suspect fled into a home along Meadow Wood Court and barricaded themselves inside. Officers called in the SWAT team based on a history of weapons in that house and the circumstances, but they didn’t know if the suspect was actually armed.
After a couple of hours, the suspect was taken into custody without incident. The suspect’s name and charges were not immediately available.
The neighborhood was locked down during the standoff, but residents have since been allowed in and out.