Oklahoma Watches and Warnings

Standoff with barricaded suspect in Warr Acres ends peacefully

WARR ACRES, Okla. – Authorities in Warr Acres were busy on Thursday afternoon as they dealt with a barricaded suspect.

Shortly before 3:30 p.m., officers with the Warr Acres Police Department were attempting to serve a warrant when the alleged suspect barricaded himself in an apartment.

Investigators learned the man might be armed with a gun at the apartment complex in the 7200 block of N. MacArthur Blvd.

Authorities closed MacArthur Blvd., north of N.W. 50th St., for several blocks and began diverting traffic into nearby neighborhoods.

Drivers are encouraged to prepare for delays or find an alternate route.

Just before 4:30 p.m., the man was peacefully taken into custody.

 

 

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