Traffic closed for barricaded man on Alvernon - Tucson News Now

Barricaded man is now missing

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson police responded to an apartment complex where a man was thought to have barricaded himself inside. After a more than four hour standoff Thursday afternoon, the man was not found inside the Nottinghill apartment complex at Alvernon and Flower.

Police said this started as a domestic disturbance. TPD said a woman called them about the dispute.

Officers arrived and the woman and children inside were able to get out safely. Tucson police thought the boyfriend was still inside and tried to contact him. Police were also concerned that the suspect may have had a weapon, so more officers and the TPD Bomb Squad were brought in.

After closing the streets in the area and keeping residents out of their apartments for more than four hours. TPD was unable to find the suspect, but they're still looking for him.

Just before 8:30 p.m., residents were allowed to go back into their apartments and the streets were back open.

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