Standoff in Amarillo

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It started near midnight on October 12 when Amarillo Police recognized a wanted man standing on the front porch of a house on the 7700 block of River Road.

The man, 34 year old Michael Fruit, was wanted for indecency with a child.

When the officer called out Fruit by name, he went into the house and locked the door.

SWAT team and police negotiators were called on scene because it was believed there were firearms, and other people in the house.

SWAT entered the home at 6:30 in the morning.

They found Fruit in the basement with a small child and a female.

Both were uninjured.

He's been booked for his outstanding warrant.


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