Barricade, hostage situation ends peacefully in the northeast valley

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A barricade and hostage situation has ended in the northwest valley, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.

Police responded around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday to 5370 East Craig Road, near Craig and Las Vegas Boulevard.

According to police, a man is not allowing a woman and child to leave an apartment in the area. Police say the man is armed and was seen pointing a gun at them before they went into an apartment. Metro said the man and woman are in a relationship, but it is unclear if the man is related to the child.

SWAT and crisis negotiators responded to the scene. Metro said the man came out shortly before 7:30 p.m. No one was hurt.

Craig Road was closed in the immediate area, according to police. People who live in the apartment complex were having trouble getting in due to the police perimeter.

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