Man arrested, woman and two children rescued after barricade near Buffalo, Tropicana

SWAT officers at barricade near Tropicana and Buffalo. The incident is shutting down traffic. (KSNV)

A man is in police custody and a woman and two children were rescued after a barricade situation near Buffalo Drive and Tropicana Avenue.

The incident began as a domestic-related incident around 5:34 p.m. on the 4800 block of Desert Plains Road, according to Lt. Grant Rogers with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

Police say a woman called stating she was injured and a man would not let her leave.

SWAT made entry to the residence at 8:30 p.m. and rescued a woman and two children. The children were unharmed.

The woman was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The man was taken into police custody and taken to the hospital to get checked out as a precaution.

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