HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT)- Police have identified the man arrested after a Standoff in Evansville Tuesday evening.

32-year-old Jacob Lee Egan was taken into custody after police responded to reports of a man threatening violence in the area of Blackford and Rotherwood near Washington Middle School.


A standoff in Evansville Tuesday evening ended with a suspect in custody.

The incident happened in the area of Blackford and Rotherwood, not far from Washington Middle School. Police were dispatched to the area after reports came in of a man threatening violence.

Police say the suspect was undergoing a mental health crisis. After about an hour, authorities say the man was subdued and taken into custody.

Some streets were blocked by EPD but have since been reopened.