No arrests as standoff situation ends following suspected burglary in Springfield

Published: Sep. 24, 2021 at 1:19 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 24, 2021 at 4:26 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Police say a standoff situation Friday in Springfield ended without any arrests and was prompted by a suspected burglary.

Officers responded to the home Friday morning in the Oak Grove neighborhood. Officers closed Oak Grove Road from Catalpa to Grand. For several hours, the home was surrounded by several officers and a SWAT team.

Police say, around 10 a.m., a roommate of the homeowner called and said someone broke into the home. The caller hid in the home and told police he believed a woman broke into the home with a weapon.

It’s unknown if the suspects knew the homeowner. Officers responded to the scene shortly after the call. After setting up a perimeter, police made way in the home and safely removed the caller inside the home. Police did not find any suspects while investigating.

It’s unknown whether the incident led to any property damage around the home, but no injuries have been reported. No suspects have been arrested in the investigation.

Additional details are limited. We will update as more information becomes available.

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