Police standoff in Sweetwater ends without injury


NOLAN COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Police surrounded a car and negotiated with the driver during a standoff in Nolan County Wednesday evening.

The standoff ended at around 6:30 p.m. and ended with no injuries.

Chief Brian Frieda told KTAB and KRBC the car is inside a storage building across the street from Eljen Technology on the 1300 block of W Broadway Street.

Members of the Texas Rangers negotiation team were trying to make contact with the driver, who was refusing to engage with law enforcement.

It was unknown if he is armed or if there is anyone else inside the vehicle.

The Sweetwater Police Department, The Nolan County Sheriff’s Office, and the Texas Game Wardens all provided assistance.

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