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Man arrested after standoff with Forsyth County SWAT team
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Forsyth County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team member walks in the Hampton subdivision during a standoff incident on Thursday, July 9, 2020. - photo by Ben Hendren

Police arrested a Forsyth County man Thursday night after the county’s SWAT team responded to a potentially dangerous domestic incident in the Hampton subdivision. 

According to a statement from the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call at approximately 7 p.m. about a domestic incident with possible injuries at a home on Mountain Vista Court.  

A woman and child who also lived in the home had already fled to a neighbor’s house, the caller said.  

The officers later learned that the man inside, Stephan Reynolds, had multiple weapons with him. After Reynolds, 45, refused to come out of the house, the Forsyth County SWAT team were called onto the scene. Residents in the area were ordered to stay in their homes, according to a sheriff's office Facebook post.

After several hours, the SWAT team finally found Reynolds in the house — with an AR-15 rifle close to him.  

Reynolds has been charged with two counts of false imprisonment, aggravated assault with a gun, aggravated battery and cruelty to children. 

Reynolds is being held in Forsyth County Jail without bond.