Standoff in Harvey County ends peacefully, 1 suspect taken into custody

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Harvey County authorities say one person is in custody after a burglary attempt and a standoff in Harvey County Wednesday afternoon. 

Authorities say the suspect had barricaded himself inside the home. 

The suspect in this case did receive minor injuries while being taken into custody. No other injuries have been reported. 

“Considering the circumstances, we are thankful for the relatively peaceful and safe response,” said the Harvey County Sheriff’s Office in a Facebook post. 

Several other partner agencies assisted in the standoff, according to the department. 

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It is happening in the 8600 block of Mission and West Dutch Avenue. The call started as a burglary at a rural home. 

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