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Woman armed with hatchet-like item arrested in west Las Vegas apartment complex – Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-02-23 12:31:13 –

Las Vegas (KTNV) — Officers answered an unusual phone call in western Las Vegas early Tuesday morning.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is at 7950W west of Buffalo Drive at around 4:45 am. Police have been called in to riot with a woman who may be armed in an apartment complex on Flamingo Road.

According to police, a woman who called the authorities after her housemate came to her apartment and threw a hammer and a hatchet.

The object slightly missed the caller, but the attacker stayed at her door and hit it with the same item while the police were being summoned.

The police officer who arrived found the woman in question in a nearby apartment, but she refused to come out.

SWAT was finally called to the scene, and authorities detained the reported armed woman at about 7:20 am after leaving the apartment.

In police activity, part of the Flamingo Road was closed on the scene while the situation was active.

LVMPD did not release any further immediate details.

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