Subject of domestic dispute near South Anthony Blvd. evades police

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The 5200 block of South Anthony Boulevard was temporarily closed due to a domestic barricade situation Sunday.

A large police presence showed up to a home in the area around 4:31 p.m.

According to the Fort Wayne Police Department, a woman, a man, and their children were in the home. The woman told police she wanted to the man to leave the house after a domestic dispute and he was refusing to do so. She also said he was armed and had an active arrest warrant.

Two women and several children exited the residence while the man remained inside. No one was hurt.

Officers attempted to communicate with the man via telephone and loud speaker without success.

At about 8:45 p.m., officers made entry into the home and were unable to locate the subject. It appears he fled the residence prior to the initial officers arriving on scene.

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department

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