A man was arrested early Thursday after he barricaded himself in his home. This was after a report of the severe beating of his neighbor.
On Thursday, August 11, at about 11:56 p.m., Deputies with the Saline County Sheriff’s Office responded to Clearlake Drive, Mabelvale AR, for a report of a physical disturbance. Upon arrival, Deputies located the victim severely beaten.
Witnesses reported the suspect was an intoxicated male neighbor who was believed to be armed. The suspect was located at his address on Clearlake Drive. Upon contact, the suspect fled into the residence where he barricaded himself inside.
Saline County Special Response Team and Crisis Negotiation Team were activated and responded to the scene. After multiple attempts by the Crisis Negotiation Team, the suspect refused to exit the residence. The Team entered the residence, located, and arrested the suspect for multiple felony charges.
Neither the suspect nor deputies suffered any injuries. This investigation is ongoing.