Man gives himself up to #sppd after 2 hour standoff
— St. Pete Police (@StPetePD) February 17, 2015
SWAT had been called out to 5931 13 Street North, after receiving reports of a man holed up inside who was holding a woman hostage.
He gave up after a 2-hour standoff. Police believe he was armed.
No schools were placed on lockdown.
The man has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault and false imprisonment.
Police say the man’s mother and 15-year-old sister were inside the home at the time of the standoff. No shots were fired and no injuries were reported.