Man arrested after brief standoff in Laurel Woods

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A short standoff resulted in one man being put into police custody Friday night after an alleged home invasion.

It happened around 6:15 p.m. in the Laurel Woods neighborhood, off Auten.

Police say the man got into a woman's apartment. Once he was inside, the woman called police, and told them he was armed.

He left the scene and fled to a neighboring apartment, refusing to come out.

It took police about 30 minutes to get the man into custody.

He's facing charges of home invasion, trespassing and battery.

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