Suspect arrested after Hurricane Police ask residents to shelter in place

Police respond to a "high-priority situation" in Hurricane, Utah, April 14, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Amy Hughes, St. George News

HURRICANE, Utah — Hurricane residents were advised to stay secured in their homes Sunday evening, and police later confirmed a suspect was located and arrested.

Just after 7 p.m., Hurricane City Police Department sent a reverse 911 to residents advising them to “shelter in place”, St. George News reports.

“Officers are currently dealing with a high-priority situation in the area of 100 North 700 West,” the message stated. “Please remain in your homes with the doors locked until advised further by Hurricane Police.”

Residents in the area contacted St. George News to report a large police presence, including officers with guns drawn toward a house.’

Police later confirmed a suspect was located and arrested.

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