Overland Park deploys SWAT team to catch domestic assault suspect

Posted at 10:43 AM, Dec 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-11 11:44:02-05

The Overland Park SWAT team, along with Miami County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man wanted on aggravated battery charges early Sunday morning.

Miami County Undersheriff Wayne Minckley says a woman called about a domestic assault about midnight at a home in Somerset, Kansas, between Paola and Louisburg, about a mile south of 68 Highway.

The woman was able to escape the home.

Minckley says the suspect has a lengthy record, and known guns in the house.

The Sheriff's department called the Overland Park SWAT team.

Crews gathered, and decided to wait until sunrise to enter the home.

The man was taken into custody without incident.

The man has not yet been officially charged.



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