Hostage situation over in DeKalb County; SWAT takes man in custody for 'domestic dispute'

A nearly three-hour long SWAT standoff off near Barclay Way and Allgood Road in DeKalb County ends with one man being taken into custody.

SKYFOX 5 flew over the scene and found multiple police officers and the SWAT team outside the home. A man seen standing in the front door of the home talking with officers. He was taken into custody sometime during the 4 p.m. hour.

Officers responded at around 1 p.m. to the 500 block of Allgood Road after a 911 call reporting a man was holding a woman at a home and would not let her leave. Initially, the man refused to let the woman go, prompting the DeKalb County SWAT team to be called out. 

Before the team's arrival, the man did allow the woman to leave, but he remained in the home. 

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Police surround a home located along Allgood Road in DeKalb County on Sept. 18, 2023. (FOX 5)

He would go in and out of the home a few times, police say.

Eventually the SWAT team made entry and take the man into custody without further incident.

No injuries were reported.

The name of the man has not been released and it was not clear with what he would be charged.