Raytown standoff over, suspect in custody

RAYTOWN, Mo. - A standoff in Raytown that began just after 4 p.m. Tuesday is now over and police have a suspect in custody.

Police were called to a residence in the 5900 block of Harris Avenue regarding a disturbance between a man and a woman.

Between the time the police recieved the call and when they arrived on scene, the male suspect allegedly went into a front yard and threatened a mailman with a knife. Raytown police arrived as the man was running back inside the house.

The woman inside the house came out without incident; the male suspect came out just after 5 p.m., also without incident. He was then taken into custody.

Police said the mailman was injured.

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