Standoff Ends with Suspect in Custody

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Police standoff at 74th and Arleta in Kansas City, Mo.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A standoff ended peacefully Friday morning after a man allegedly held a woman hostage for nearly three hours.

Kansas City, Missouri police said they were called to a resident in the 7400 block of Arleta around 2:15 a.m. after someone reported that a woman was being held against her will by her boyfriend. The man and woman involved are both in their twenties.

When police arrived, officers heard a disturbance in the residence, but the occupants refused to come to the door. Around 4:45 a.m. the suspect and victim exited the residence. The suspect was taken into custody without incident and the victim appeared to be uninjured.

Police said an adult female and two children were also inside the home but were unharmed.

Charges are expected to be filed on Friday.

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