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Woman arrested after standoff with police in Mukilteo

Police arrested a 37-year-old woman from Kirkland after a standoff with police in Mukilteo, Wash. Monday evening, March 20, 2017. (Photo: Brett Howard Nelson)

MUKILTEO, Wash. - Police arrested a 37-year-old woman from Kirkland Monday evening, after a standoff with police in Mukilteo.

Officers were called to the 11700 block of Hartford Way to check on the welfare of a disoriented woman walking on the area just before 3:00 p.m.

Police attempted to make contact with the woman, but she went inside a home.

They said she pointed a gun at one of the officers, then barricaded herself in the upstairs area of the home.

Officers from multiple departments helped secure the neighborhood and a SWAT team was called in.

Officers tried several more times to make contact with the woman, but were unsuccessful.

The SWAT team used several tactics and the woman eventually surrendered peacefully. No one was hurt.

The woman was arrested and booked into the Snohomish County Jail for investigation of assault.


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