After hours long standoff, Lawrence police still looking for sus - KCTV5

After hours long standoff, Lawrence police still looking for suspect

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LAWRENCE, KS (KCTV) -

A disturbance locks down a Lawrence neighbors and a armed suspect is on the loose tonight.

Police thought a suspect was armed and possibly holding at least one person hostage.  

Around 3 p.m., a heavy police presence near the 100 block of Maple St.  Someone called 911 for a disturbance involving a weapon.  

Police say when they got to the scene, two individuals were unable to exit a trailer home. 

One of those individuals managed to escape and first responders at the scene treated her for minor injuries. 

Now, police are on the hunt for 27-year-old John Robert Berry. They say he is a suspect in the case. 

After hours of trying to contact him, they used a robot to determine he was not inside a trailer home. 

A witness says the armed suspect suffers from mental issues and doesn't permanently live in the subdivision. 

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