UPDATE: Suspect in custody as barricade ends in northwest valley

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(Henry Takai / 8NewsNow)

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A suspect was taken into custody following a barricade situation Monday in the northwest valley.

Police responded to a report of a family disturbance in the 7000 block of Old Village Avenue at about 9:45 a.m. in a neighborhood that backs up to the west side of U.S. Highway 95 near Lone Mountain Road and Tenaya Way.

Neighbors were evacuated after police were unable to convince a man to surrender. SWAT units were brought in and the man was taken into custody before 3 p.m.

Police said the man was believed to be armed and alone inside the home, and he was refusing to surrender.

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