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Lone Peak Police take suspect safely into custody after long standoff

Sep 16, 2022, 4:58 PM | Updated: 9:52 pm
A Lone Peak Police Department logo is pictured in Highland on Friday Feb 26, 2021....
A Lone Peak Police Department logo is pictured in Highland on Friday Feb 26, 2021. (Jeffrey D. Allred/ Deseret News)
(Jeffrey D. Allred/ Deseret News)

Update: 9:48 p.m.

Lone Peak Police announced Friday night that at roughly 6 p.m. the 25-year-old suspect was safely taken into custody. Police say the suspect has been booked into the Utah County Jail for investigation of aggravated assault and threats of violence.

Our previous reporting

HIGHLAND, Utah — The Lone Peak Police Department is currently negotiating with a 25-year-old male who allegedly assaulted members of his family.

According to a press release, police received reports of the alleged assault at around 1 p.m. on Friday.

Following the alleged assault, the suspect barricaded himself in the family’s Highland home. Police report that he has access to various weapons.

Lone Peak PD is currently on the scene negotiating with the suspect.

This story is developing and will be updated.

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