HOUSTON -

SWAT was called to 9707 South Gessner Road after a man barricaded himself in a home Tuesday evening.

Police said two Houston Police Department officers went to the home to serve a warrant on an aggravated assault charge and an attempted kidnapping charge. When they arrived, the man shut the door and blocked it with furniture.

SWAT crews were called and when they arrived they broke the door down. The man then came out peacefully.

Neighbors said the man and his wife were recently separated.

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