SWAT situation in South Jordan resolved, man suspected of assaulting girlfriend

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UPDATE: Ruben Chacon, 38, is in the Salt Lake County Jail in connection to a swat standoff and holding a woman captive in South Jordan.

“We did find him in the attic after we called out a swat team after they did plenty of negotiations with him for a period of time where he wasn’t responding,” said Sgt. Josh Whatcott of the South Jordan Police Department. “We did call out South Valley Swat which is working groups with Herriman, Riverton and our team to help take this guy safely into custody.”

Police say Chacon and the victim are dating. The woman was hurt, and is expected to be okay.

Chacon is facing multiple charges including two counts of aggravated domestic assault, two counts of domestic assault, unlawful detention, domestic criminal mischief, and interruption of a communication device.

SOUTH JORDAN (ABC4 News) – SWAT teams have responded to a house near 2700 W. and 104th South.

What has been reported to ABC4 News by Lt. Matt Pennington:

A boyfriend was holding his girlfriend captive overnight, he was assaulting her throughout the night, the girlfriend then managed to escape when the call came in. The boyfriend barricaded himself inside the home, this is an ongoing situation.

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