Man in custody after standoff at DPS office in SW Houston

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Police say a man was taken into custody after an incident at a Houston DPS office

A man has been arrested after a SWAT standoff at a Department of Public Safety office in southwest Houston.

Houston police were called around 6:51 p.m., after reports of a man barricaded inside the office on South Gessner Road near W. Airport, not far from the Sam Houston Tollway.

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Police say a man was taken into custody after an incident at a Houston DPS office



A SWAT team was called out after the man initially refused to come out.

HPD said hostage negotiators were also at the scene, working to bring the man out.



The suspect eventually came out and was arrested around 10 p.m. No one was injured during the incident.

It's not known if the man was armed. Police have not identified the suspect.


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