HOUSTON, TX - Investigators say a man was barricaded inside his home after what police called a domestic disturbance in Acres Homes in northwest Houston. HPD's SWAT team is on the scene, surrounding a home in the 8000 block of Hezekiah near Esther.
The victim, the suspect's girlfriend managed to escape the home safely. Initial reports from the scene say that the man attacked the woman with a pair of scissors at approximately 4 a.m. Thursday morning. SWAT is now responding to the scene. The suspect is now in custody.
This is a developing story. Please check back to FOX 26 for new updates.
Update: Officers continue using loud speakers to try to communicate with the suspect, whose believed to be inside the home alone. The victim is the suspect’s girlfriend. She sustained laceration to her face when suspect cut her with scissors.— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) January 3, 2019