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Police Standoff Outside North St. Louis Home

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) - Police and SWAT teams surrounded a home on the city’s north side Monday for several hours.

An eyewitness and resident told KMOX the situation began around 11 a.m. near 20th Street and Ferry Street.

He said officials told him there was a man inside a home and they believed he was heavily armed.

Just before 2:30 p.m. police told residents the suspect had escaped. KMOX is waiting confirmation from the St. Louis Police Department.

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