Armed suspect barricades herself inside Aiken home

AIKEN, SC (WFXG) - The Aiken Department of Public Safety said they talked a woman barricaded in her bathroom out to safety Thursday.

Lt. Jake Mahoney said it happened on Amity Lane and Bennington Drive around 4 p.m. The woman had been holding a pistol and threatening to harm herself.

Officers said her mother went into the bathroom with her, but officers said it didn't appear she was held there against her will.

There is no word yet on why she did this. The daughter was not injured. The mother did suffer injuries while being taken into custody, according to ADPS.

Charges have not been filed at this time.

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