Northland standoff ends peacefully after more than 5 hours
4:17 AM, Jun 2, 2010
9:15 AM, Jun 2, 2010
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Kansas City police say a standoff in the Northland ended
peacefully around 4:15 a.m. Wednesday after more than five
It all started when police say a man forced his way into a
foreplex on the 4400 block of NW 57th Street near Northwood around
11 p.m. Tuesday.
Kansas City police say the man matched the description of one of
four suspects who robbed the occupants of a home on the 4700 block
of Cliff Hill Drive around 10 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators say
at least one of the men was armed with a shotgun.
The men didn't get away with anything. As police were
canvassing the area, they spotted a man who matched one of the
Police say the woman, the suspect's girlfriend, who lives in the
foreplex called her mom in a panic. She told her mom that the
man rushed into her house and tried to grab a set of keys but never
Both stayed inside the house overnight and refused to come
Negotiators and tactical officers surounded the foreplex and
tried to get the man and woman out of the home.
Both eventually came out. The man was arrested on three
outstanding felony warrants, as well as in regards to the robbery
investigation. The woman had two outstanding warrants she was