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Assault suspect in custody after 5-hour standoff with KC police

Assault suspect in standoff with Kansas City Police

Kansas City police were staged in a standoff Sunday afternoon in the area around a residence near 12th Street and Hardesty Avenue. Officers went to the home to investigate an earlier aggravated assault and believe a suspect was holed up inside.
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Kansas City police were staged in a standoff Sunday afternoon in the area around a residence near 12th Street and Hardesty Avenue. Officers went to the home to investigate an earlier aggravated assault and believe a suspect was holed up inside.

A suspect surrendered after police surrounded an east Kansas City home for nearly five hours Sunday.

Police went to the home near 12th Street and Hardesty Avenue about 4:30 p.m. and shut down several blocks.

Police were looking for the person in the house as part of an investigation of an aggravated assault.

Tactical response officers, negotiators and support personnel collaborated to bring the suspect to surrender, a police spokesman said.

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