SWAT and hostage negotiators respond to man throwing objects from Chase Tower

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police announced in a tweet Saturday morning that SWAT teams and hostage negotiators are on their way to the 600 block of Travis Street after a man was reported throwing objects from a broken window on the 24th floor of the Chase tower.


An ABC13 photojournalist captured video of one window from the tower, which appears to have been broken with blinds dangling from it.

Police have the streets in the area blocked off until further information is provided.

Eyewitnesses can be seen watching the activity from the window above.

The suspect is now in custody, it's unclear what sparked the standoff.

There are no reports of any injuries, no further details have been given.
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