Police Standoff Continues In Hutchinson

standoff-photo-2Via Hutch Post

Hutchinson Police and the Reno County Sheriff’s Office continue to work a situation in the 800 block of North Monroe.

According to law enforcement officials, the man is an absconder from parole and was spotted by an officer with the local parole office. The officer attempted to stop the man which led to a brief chase, followed by the suspect jumping out of the vehicle and running into a home in the 800 block of North Monroe.

The man is believed to be acquainted with the residents of the home.

Law Enforcement have Monroe closed from 7th to 9th, and 8th street is closed from Jackson to Madison. They also have Madison closed from 7th to 8th.

Allen Magnet School was in lockdown briefly, but they eventually let the students go home as normal.

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