LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) -- Metro is working to resolve a standoff event in the southeast part of the valley.
Lt. John Liberty said the situation began about 9:30 p.m. in an apartment near Sunset Road and McLeod Drive when Metro officers received a text from a woman who said a man was not allowing her out of an apartment.
"We are working to slow the situation down and get a successful conclusion," Liberty told News 3 about 10:45 p.m. "We have off and communication with the man. We think there may be three people in the apartment but that is unconfirmed."
Liberty said the officers were at the location doing a follw-up call on another investigation when they received the text.
SWAT was called when it became obvious that it was a barricade situation.
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