XENIA, Ohio (WDTN) – A person is facing charges after a standoff with SWAT in Xenia Thursday.
The Xenia Police Division said officers were sent to the 400 block of N. Miami Avenue on a report of an emotionally disturbed person.
When officers arrived, they spoke to a resident who said her roommate was having a mental health episode. She told police the suspect was destroying property in the home and making homicidal, as well as suicidal threats.
Police said the suspect barricaded himself in a bedroom and refused to come out. The Greene County Regional SWAT Team was called and a search warrant was obtained. Negotiations were attempted but unsuccessful.
The suspect was eventually taken into custody by SWAT and transported to a local hospital. The suspect is facing charges of domestic violence by threats and aggravated menacing.
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