An officer was trying to talk to the suspects who matched the description but they ran into an apartment.
Police investigation lead them to a standoff with two robbery suspects. It turned out later that none of the men were involved in the home invasion.
On-duty officers responded to a home invasion robbery in the 9000 block of Wurzbach around 3 a.m. this morning – the police report says.
A patrolling officer near apartment complex saw the two men who matched the description of the suspects. When the officer went nearby to talk, they ran off into an apartment in the 4400 block of Gardendale. The police set a circumference and contacted them via loudspeaker. One of the men came out of the apartment but the policed realized that the men were not involved in the home invasion. Although they did misbehaved with the patrolling officer and both the men were charged with evading arrest.
Tips to save yourself in standoff situation
Considering the above scenario, what if the so-called suspects were your neighbors and you stuck in the circumference? All you need is to cooperate with the cops without getting panicked. Step out of your apartment and without making any unpleasant noise and assist the police if you can.
The best way to defend yourself is to install a Home Surveillance Camera at the front of your door so that you are aware of who is on the front door. With the home surveillance camera you will always know about the happenings outside your home without getting in danger.
There are always rogue people keeping an eye on you and your entry door. It might be possible that you leave or forget the door unlocked in chaos and that is always the golden chance for burglars. To overcome this problem you can introduce a smart door lock to your front door. With the keyless entry door lock you can lock your door anytime you want, remotely.