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SWAT standoff over, children inside unharmed

Posted: 5:58 AM, Jul 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-06 12:22:30-04
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MASON, Ohio — A SWAT standoff on Stratford Place in Mason, Ohio ended peacefully Saturday morning, and two children trapped in the house with the suspect were found inside the house unharmed.

After 6 a.m. Saturday, Brandon Robinson, 31, surrendered to police without incident, and the two children inside the house with him during the standoff were found safe.

According to the Mason Police Department, officers were called to the home on Stratford Place for a domestic disturbance around midnight Saturday.

The mother of the children escaped the house after she and the suspect had a fight, but her infant and toddler remained inside with Robinson. After the mother left, Robinson barricaded himself inside the home.

Robinson is held in the Warren County jail and faces multiple criminal charges, including unlawful restraint, inducing panic and domestic violence.