Newton Man Arrested after Making Threats, Standoff
NEWTON, Kan. - A man was arrested after police say he barricaded himself in a Newton home.
A Harvey County spokesperson said they received a report around 6:00 p.m Thursday, of someone making threats via text messages. When officers arrived in the 1000 block of North Walnut, a man had barricaded himself in the home.
Officers entered the home and took the suspect into custody about two hours later. He was taken for a mental health evaluation.
No one was hurt. The suspect's name was not released.