Omar Villafranca, NBC 5 News
An attempted robbery turned into a standoff situation in Dallas Monday night.
Dallas police responded to a potential robbery that led to a standoff and three arrests Monday night.
It started on the 4700 block of Samuell Boulevard in East Dallas at about 6:30 p.m.
Police say several men tried to rob a gaming house when officers arrived. The men barricaded themselves in the establishment in a brief standoff.
SWAT arrived and gained control of the establishment without any injuries, according to police.
Three men were placed in custody. Police say two men escaped.
Authorities have not released the names of anyone involved.
The investigation is ongoing.