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Standoff ends with suspect taken to hospital

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
BAY, AR (KAIT) -

A standoff in Bay ended with the suspect taken to a hospital.

Bay police officers and Craighead County sheriff's deputies responded to Dorton Street Friday around 12:30 p.m.

Police Chief Paul Keith tells Region 8 News a domestic incident led to the standoff with the male suspect.

A series of events caused the house to be surrounded and a SWAT team was called in, according to the chief.

The suspect was non-compliant and Keith says it took about two hours for authorities to get the man out of the house.

He was taken to a Jonesboro hospital for evaluation.

No one was injured in the incident.

Keith says his department has had calls from this household before.

We will have more information as it becomes available.

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