Suspect Has Standoff With Ozark Police

A man was arrested after a standoff with police at an apartment building in Ozark Tuesday afternoon.

The Ozark Police Department and Springfield Special Response Team responded to a disturbance call at an apartment building on West Petrus Circle around noon Tuesday.

Police say 23-year-old Stanchez Sampson held a woman against her will before she escaped and called 9-1-1.

Sampson then barricaded himself in the apartment.

The standoff with law enforcement lasted around three hours.

He is jailed on a no-bond warrant.