October 24, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Barricade at East Cherokee residence

At 7:46 p.m. on Oct. 23, Springfield police responded to a residence at 1032 E. Cherokee where a male with felony warrants was in hiding after fleeing from police. Other occupants came out of the home upon police request, but the Special Response Team and negotiators have worked to remove the fugitive for several hours.

We will release further information as we are able.

Case #13-45151
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
C: 839-5301
Release authorized by: Lt. Greg Wheelen

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd