Mobile Police arrested a man after an hours-long standoff in Theodore.

Investigators believe the incident started with a domestic dispute between 23-year-old Levy Washington and the mother of his 4-year-old child.

Police said Washington went to Peppertree Apartments on Sperry Road to confront the mother. Investigators said he threatened her but she managed to get away. The child was left in the apartment and held hostage four nearly hour house.

According to investigators, Washington had a handgun and was threatening his daughter's life and his own life. After a four hour standoff, Mobile Police SWAT was able to get inside and take Washington into custody and no shots were ever fired.

The child was not injured.

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