Breakup turns into fight calling SWAT team to northwest Austin

SWAT situation on Hunters Chase Drive (KXAN Photo)
SWAT situation on Hunters Chase Drive (KXAN Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A disagreement was sparked after a woman broke up with her boyfriend leading to a SWAT situation on Hunters Chase Drive in northwest Austin.

The woman arrived at the apartment Thursday night to find it locked and her key no longer working. Police say the woman broke into the apartment to find her ex inside. She told him she wanted to get her things, but the man barricaded himself inside the apartment and she left.

Officers were called to the scene, near US 183, at 8:20 p.m. According to police, the woman said he was threatening her. The man is currently being questioned by police after the situation ended around 12:30 a.m.

So far there is no word on charges. The man did not have a weapon.

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