Man Arrested After Evading Longview SWAT Team

A Longview man wanted for beating his wife and holding her captive, is behind bars. Police were called to a home on north Ninth street Wednesday when they learned Willie Edwards was beating his wife and had barricaded himself with her inside. Police heard he was possible armed.

The SWAT team was called, but Edwards was not found in the home. An hour later, police found and arrested Edwards at a neighbors home. He'ss charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

Bob Hallmark, reporting.