APD: Armed burglar locks down neighborhood

UPDATE: APD has confirmed that the suspect has come out of the residence in the 3500 block of Danbury. According to APD the suspect came out of the residence on his own. We will have full coverage as details continue to be released.

Police have confirmed that the suspect is armed, the suspect is carrying a pistol. APD is currently trying to evacuate the area for safety reasons. At this time APD is working to establish communication with the suspect who remains inside the residence.

Amarillo Police currently have the 3500 block Danbury Street in the Puckett area locked down due to an armed burglar that is hiding out in a house in the area.

At this time Puckett Elementary School has been locked down however Amarillo High School remains open.

A resident in the area said that this burglar is responsible for several burglaries in the area.

We will continue to bring more details as they develop.