A Boyd Co man was arrested Monday afternoon following a nearly 6 hour standoff in an Ashland neighborhood.
Police said the standoff happened at an apartment along Harrison Street in Ashland.
According to the Ashland Police Dept. a man, identified as Virgil Vanhoose, 41, of Ashland, allegedly held two women hostage while Police were following up on an earlier incident involving Vanhoose.
Police say Vanhoose had warrants for his arrest for a probation violation.
Police evacuated surrounding apartments and other neighbors were told to stay inside their homes.
During the standoff, both hostages were able to get away unharmed and Vanhoose surrendered shortly after 7:30 p.m.
Police say during the incident, they had reason to believe Vanhoose was armed.
Vanhoose was lodged in the Boyd Co Detention Center and charges are pending.