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.