INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A standoff ends hours after it began in a different location.

Independence police officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a home near East Bundschu Road and North Aztec Court around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.

A man inside the home refused to surrender to police, and officers were told he had a baby inside the home with him.

Nearly 10 hours after the standoff with police started, officers said the suspect left the home in a car.

Independence police said officers stopped the suspect on US 24 Highway and East Mayes Road, which is about two miles east of the house where the standoff began.

Officers said the baby was in the vehicle with the suspect. They continued to negotiate with the suspect and arrested him after he handed the baby to an officer.

Police say the child is not injured.

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