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SWAT officers called to East Texas neighborhood

LINDALE, TX (KLTV) - Smith County SWAT has been called to a neighborhood at FM-16 and Springcrest Lane.

Lindale Police have closed off access to the road. We have a crew on the scene.

Officials were called to the scene on a welfare concern. When authorities showed up, the man was sitting in the front yard. He quickly ran and locked himself inside.

Smith County SWAT was called to the scene. It took an hour to talk him out of his home.

The man was not armed. He had several warrants in Tarrant County, and officials now have him in custody.

Lindale PD, the Game Warden's Office and the Smith County Constable's Office assisted.

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