Arvada, Broomfield Police investigate 'domestic situation' that prompted search, lockouts arrest

ARVADA, Colo. - A "domestic situation" put two schools in lockout and scrambled police officers from Broomfield to Arvada on Wednesday morning, authorities said.

Broomfield police said they learned of a "domestic incident" involving a man and a woman that started at the Broomfield library about 11 a.m.

While authorities wouldn't give any other details about what happened at the library, they said a man and a woman got in a car and drove off.

Officers responded to the area of West 120th Avenue and Lamar Street in an attempt to find the vehicle.

Broomfield police said the woman in the car called 911 and said it was headed west on 120th Avenue. Dispatchers relayed this information to patrol cars trying to find the car.

At about 80th Avenue and Simms Street in Arvada, the male driver pulled over and ran from the car, police said. Officers tracked the man down and took him into custody. A K-9 unit searched the scene, looking for a possible gun.

Police said the investigation determined this was a domestic incident that included a dispute over the ownership of the car.

The situation remains under investigation and charges have not yet been determined, police said.

Two nearby schools -- Oberon Junior High School and Sierra Elementary School -- were placed on lockout, but that designation has been lifted, school officials told 7NEWS.

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