HCSO: Man takes 5-year-old hostage during SWAT standoff in Atascocita

ATASCOCITA, Texas— A man has been arrested following a SWAT standoff in Atascocita Wednesday morning, according to the Harris County Pct. 4 Constable's Office.

Deputies responded to a residence in the 19000 block of Kacey Lane Court around 5:30 a.m.

Upon arrival, deputies found a man barricaded inside the home with his 5-year-old sister.

The standoff lasted for about an hour before the suspect gave up and was taken into custody.

The 5-year-old was released unharmed, deputies said.