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Morning SWAT standoff ends in the 800 block of Hazel Street

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) –A SWAT standoff in the 800 block of Hazel Street ended this morning with no suspect.

According to police, a man assaulted his girlfriend and barricaded himself inside. Her two children were inside, but all were able to get out safely.

SWAT was called in and no one was found when a K-9 was sent into the house.

"SWAT guys went in the house with a dog. He called some of the other SWAT members in and it looked like there was about 12 or 13 of them. They came out empty handed, that's when I knew,  there was no body in there," Said John Whiteside, a neighbor on Hazel Street.

Police are searching for the suspect. One officer at the scene said the victim is at University Hospital being treated for facial lacerations but is expected to be ok.

We will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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