Courtesy of KOLR-10

Standoff Leads to Evacuation at John B. Hughes Apartments in Springfield

Springfield police say a domestic dispute led to a standoff at the John B. Hughes Apartments on north Clifton Tuesday night.

Officers evacuated the surrounding units as a precaution.

Investigators say a woman was assaulted by a man in one of the apartments.

She left to call 911 and left a child behind.

Police were able to get the child out of the apartment.

Everyone was allowed to go back inside around 9:00 p.m.

There are no reports of serious injuries.

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