Standoff ends in arrest

PICKENS — A man was arrested after a six-hour standoff with Pickens police on Sunday.

According to a release from Pickens Police Department chief Travis Riggs, officers were dispatched about 8:30 a.m. about a woman being held hostage by a man with a gun at a home on Pineview Drive.

Officers arrived and announced themselves while knocking on the door twice before

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