Suspect in custody following SWAT investigation in Spenard

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Published: Nov. 15, 2022 at 2:00 AM AKST|Updated: Nov. 15, 2022 at 5:14 AM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A suspect has been taken into custody after Anchorage police, SWAT and the Crisis Negotiation Team responded to a Spenard neighborhood residence early Tuesday morning.

Officers responded to Bentzen Circle, just north of West International Airport Road, at 12:43 a.m. Tuesday for an investigation. Police said at the time that officers could deploy gas as a tactic and warned nearby residents to stay inside.

According to an update from police, they were responding to a report of a disturbance with a weapon.

Police said a suspect was taken into custory just past 4 a.m.

This is a developing story. Check back for further updates.