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Man holed up with five children on Cleveland's west side arrested

Cleveland SWAT peacefully resolved a domestic situation, involving five children on the west side.

SWAT responded to a home on W.52nd St. in connection with a barricaded suspect.

On Monday, Feb. 17 at 11:50 p.m. officers went to the home for a domestic issue. A woman on scene told police she had fled the home after arguing with a man inside.  She also told police there were five children inside the home with him. Officers were able to contact the suspect but he refused to come out or allow police inside.

SWAT came on scene at 12:30 a.m. and around 1:15 a.m. the suspect was taken into custody without incident. The children inside were unharmed and released to relatives.

Charges are pending. 

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