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Man arrested after two-hour standoff

3/17/2014

ELIZABETH GOLDEN

ELIZABETH GOLDEN

egolden@dailynews.net

One person was taken into custody this morning after holding police at bay for nearly two hours in the 2100 block of Lincoln.

"We're still trying to sort things out," said Hays Police Chief Don Scheibler. "We have investigated a reported stolen vehicle. The property owner indicated the person was inside the house."

Scheibler said he has no reason to believe the property owner was involved with the suspect.

Neighbors said they saw police vehicles enter the area at approximately 5 a.m., said Joe Dolezal, whose son lives next door.

Dolezal has been following the situation since shortly after police arrived, and said the stolen vehicle was towed earlier and one female suspect was apprehended. A male was said to be armed and barricaded inside the house.

That individual was taken into custody without incident about 10:15 a.m.