Armed man with felony warrant for allegedly assaulting his mother surrenders, officials say

HOUSTON – Officials are closely monitoring a scene where they say an armed man with two warrants is currently barricaded inside a residence in north Houston.

Authorities say the SWAT situation began at about 9 a.m. on Grenfell Lane near the Hardy Toll Road.

Authorities went to the scene to try and execute a search warrant on the suspect who had reportedly just assaulted his mother moments before they arrived.

Police were able to get his mother out of the home however the suspect ran back inside and told law enforcement officials that he did not want to go back to jail after recently being released.

The suspect, identified as a Hispanic man in his 30s, reportedly has a felony warrant and a misdemeanor.

Ultimately, authorities were able to get the suspect to come out of the residence and transport him to jail.

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Moriah Ballard joined the KPRC 2 digital team in the fall of 2021. Prior to becoming a digital content producer in Southeast Texas and a Houstonian, Moriah was an award-winning radio host in her hometown of Lorain, Ohio and previously worked as a producer/content creator in Cleveland. Her faith, family, and community are her top passions.