5-year-old rescued during North Richland Hills standoff


A woman and 5-year old daughter are safe after a police standoff at a North Richland Hills home with a barricaded man inside.

The standoff at the house near Davis Boulevard and Shadywood Lane started around 5 a.m. Friday. Police said it was triggered by a domestic disturbance.

A woman showed up at the ER and claimed a man in the house hurt her. Officers responded and it escalated into a SWAT situation.

Officers removed the 5-year-old child from the home around 9 a.m. They were also able to communicate with the man, who was possibly armed.

Negotiators convinced Robert Winsett, 49, to come out on his own around 11:30 a.m.

"They quartered out all the SWAT officers through the trees and everything, the dogs were going off, they went up there pried the window open threw the phone in and then backed out,” said witness Clay Woodson.

As police wrapped up their investigation residents returned to the house. Two women came to the door but would not talk about what happened in the house.

Police say one of the women is Winsett's domestic partners. The other woman in the house is the mother of the 5-year-old girl.

Winsett is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of assault of a family member with bodily injury.

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