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Suspect arrested after SWAT standoff at Akron home

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AKRON, Ohio — At least one person is in police custody following a standoff at home in Akron Thursday morning.

Authorities were seeking to apprehend a fugitive in the 1100 block of Kenmore Blvd. The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force was assisted by the Akron Police Department.

One suspect was taken into custody without incident, but later requested medical attention saying he swallowed an unknown amount of drugs. 

It remains unknown at this time what crimes led to the execution of the warrant and standoff.

As a precaution, nearby roads were closed and police warned of potential traffic delays. Additionally, motorists and residents were asked to avoid the area. 

This is a developing story. Stay with 3News for updates as they become available.