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Domestic violence call leads to standoff in Spanish Fork

Published November 14, 2013 2:34 pm

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A police standoff ended in Spanish Fork after an armed domestic-violence suspect surrendered to SWAT officers on Thursday afternoon.

The man, about 60, was drunk and making threats to a woman in a home near 300 East and Center Street, said police spokesman Matt Johnson. The woman escaped about 12:45 p.m. Thursday, along with a 15-year-old boy who also was in the house.

The man surrendered about 2:15 p.m., Johnson said.

ealberty@sltrib.com