Brevard SWAT standoff ends peacefully

SWAT called to Melboure home after woman beaten, deputies say

By Daniel Dahm - Managing Editor --

MELBOURNE, Fla. - A SWAT standoff in Brevard County involving a man with an 8-month-old baby ended peacefully Friday morning, according to deputies.

The standoff took place on Anchorage Lane near Aurora Road in Melbourne.

According to Brevard deputies, the man beat a woman early Friday morning, but she was able to flee the home.

The man then barricaded himself in the home with the baby, deputies said.

Some time later, the 30-year-old man surrendered and was taken into custody, deputies said.

The baby was not harmed.

No other details have been released.

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