Police standoff ends with elderly woman in custody

April 4, 2012 4:13:02 AM PDT
An elderly woman is undergoing a mental evaluation after a SWAT standoff yesterday afternoon.

Houston police officers were called to a home on Southgood near Crestmont for an assault call. A 71-year-old woman was accused of attacking another woman and her dog with a hammer. She also allegedly broke car windows.

After several hours of unsuccessful negotiations, SWAT officers entered the woman's home through a window and arrested her.

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