SWAT team doesn’t find suspect in northeast Austin apartment

Police at the scene of a SWAT callout for a barricaded suspect at McKie Drive and Cameron Road (KXAN Photo/Andrew Choat)
Police at the scene of a SWAT callout for a barricaded suspect at McKie Drive and Cameron Road (KXAN Photo/Andrew Choat)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Officers trying to serve a burglary arrest warrant Monday morning turned into a SWAT situation in northeast Austin, near Cameron Road and US 183.

However, at around 8:20 p.m., a suspect was not found inside the apartment.

The Travis County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team was called at around 2 p.m., responding to the report of a suspect barricaded inside an apartment in the 1300 block of McKie Drive. Deputies say only the adjacent apartments were evacuated.

Deputies said they searched the area thoroughly, but the suspect did not turn up.

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