KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A standoff situation in Midtown Friday night has ended after no armed suspect was located.

Officers with the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department were called to an assault just after 3:30 p.m. at the apartments located near Broadway Boulevard and Westport Road.

When officers arrived they contacted two victims that are employees at the apartment complex. They told police they were inside the building when they saw a man, armed with a gun, assaulting a woman.

After seeing the victims, the woman ran from the scene and the suspect went inside an apartment and is refusing to come out.

Officers surrounded that apartment to prevent escape and ensure the surrounding area is safe.

Officers made entry into the apartment just after 8:15 p.m. but no one was located inside.

Broadway is expected to re-open shortly.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the incident.

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