A man is in custody and a baby is safe after a hours-long standoff with Dallas SWAT Wednesday morning.
According to a spokesperson for the Ellis County Sheriff's Office, a man kidnapped his ex-girlfriend at about midnight Wednesday.
Deputies said he eventually released the woman and she is safe.
A short time later, authorities learned the man was located in southwest Dallas at his new girlfriend's apartment with his baby.
When officials tried to contact him, they said he barricaded himself inside the apartment with the child.
After more than three hours, the man surrendered and was taken into custody.
The child was rescued and was not injured.
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