Standoff in west Springfield ends with man in custody

Published: Mar. 1, 2019 at 9:54 PM CST
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A man was arrested Friday night after a standoff with police in west Springfield.

Officers stopped a car near W. Chestnut Expressway and Eldon, just west of the West Bypass, when the driver ran.

Police sealed off the neighborhood before arresting the man. An officer on the scene told us the man was a suspect in a rape, and may have had a gun. No one was injured.