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SWAT call-out ends in South Austin neighborhood

Officers were called out to a neighborhood near U.S. 290 and Menchaca Road.
Credit: KVUE

AUSTIN, Texas — A SWAT team with the Austin Police Department was called out to a neighborhood in South Austin near U.S. 290 Monday morning, and KVUE has confirmed that the incident has ended.

The APD said at around 9 a.m. the team is responding to the 1300 block of Southport Drive, which is near U.S. 290 and Menchaca Road. Close to 11 a.m., APD told KVUE the SWAT call is over and said there is no threat to the public.

Closures on the nearby streets should clear up soon as first responders start to leave.


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