Standoff ends after man surrenders in Pearl

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PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) – A standoff ends in Pearl after a man turns himself in.

Police were responding to a burglar alarm call on Sweetgum Street around 5:30 p.m. Monday evening.

Lemarcus Alexander was standing outside the home; he told police he was going to get his ID from inside.

He then slammed the door, and deadbolted it.

We’re told Alexander left through the back door.

SWAT teams and negotiators also responded.

Alexander eventually surrendered; he is charged with probation violation.

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