LEMONT, Ill. (CBS) — SWAT teams were on the scene for hours Tuesday for a standoff near southwest suburban Lemont.
Cook County Sheriff’s police were called at 9:14 a.m. for an incident near Walker and McCarthy roads in unincorporated Lemont Township.READ MORE: New Illinois Laws To Protect Sex Crime Victims' Privacy Take Effect Jan. 1
A man was barricaded inside a house with a young child.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cloudy Overnight With Snow Flurries For Some
Numerous officers were in the area waiting out the standoff.
Around 5:50 p.m., members of the Sheriff’s Police Hostage Barricade Team went into the home. Both the man and the child were recovered and taken to a hospital for evaluation.MORE NEWS: 71-Year-Old Man Shot Multiple Times, Killed While Heading To Store To Buy Newspaper In Chinatown
The man was also taken into custody. There were no injuries.