Man in custody, woman safe after SWAT standoff in east Houston

Houston police say a suspect is now in custody and a woman he was holding against her will is now safe after a SWAT responded to a home in east Houston.

Houston SWAT and Hostage Negotiation Teams were called to the home on Valley Flag near Tidwell before 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Police say officers were attempting to serve a felony warrant on the suspect.

The man was taken into custody around 11:30 a.m.