Suspect in custody after barricade in southwest Las Vegas Valley
UPDATE - 5:10 P.M.
Las Vegas police have taken a suspect into custody just after 4:40 p.m.
Road closures in the area are expected to last for some time as units clear from the scene.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are evacuating some homes in a southwest valley neighborhood as police investigate a barricade.
LVMPD said the incident began around 12:49 p.m. Jan. 4 in the 6300 block of Alpine Tree Avenue, near Wigwam Avenue between S. Torrey Pines Drive and Jones Boulevard.
Police were originally called to the area for reports of a person with a knife. That person is barricaded in a residence in the area. Injuries in the incident are unknown, police said.
LVMPD said they are currently working on evacuations.
LVMPD said people should avoid the area due to a heavy police presence.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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