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Hays police arrest man barricaded in attic

By Daniel Fair,


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — A 25-year-old Kansas man, found hiding in an attic, was arrested following a domestic disturbance in Hays on Wednesday morning.

Hays police received information that a man was not allowing a woman and her infant to leave the apartment in the 2700 block of Canal Blvd.

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Police blocked off the area and cleared other apartments. Eventually, the woman, her infant, and another roommate safely exited.

Police learned the suspect crawled into the attic and refused to come out. Eventually, officers had to enter the apartment to get the man out.

He was booked into the Ellis County Jail on suspicion of domestic battery, interference and an outstanding Ellis County Bench Warrant for aggravated battery, domestic battery, and intimidation of a witness or victim.

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