A 30-year-old man is in police custody after SWAT responded to a home in Garfield Heights Saturday morning for a hostage situation.
The suspect, who has not yet been identified, allegedly assaulted his 28-year-old girlfriend Friday night but was gone by the time officers arrived.
The victim told authorities he returned home around 9 a.m. this morning with a gun.
SWAT was called when the man refused to surrender to police. He was apprehended around 10:30 a.m. this morning, police said. The female wasn't harmed.
The suspect's name will be released when charges are filed.