Man arrested after hours-long standoff in Pines Village
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - One man was taken into custody following an hours-long standoff in the Pines Village neighborhood of New Orleans East.
According to the New Orleans Police Department, a SWAT team responded to an ongoing situation in the 4700 block of Francis Drive around 8 p.m. Thursday night.
Police said a man barricaded himself inside of a home and refused officers’ orders to come out.
The man eventually surrendered to authorities around 1:38 a.m.
Police say the suspect, who remains unidentified, was taken into custody without incident.
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