Man wanted for sexual assault of child barricades himself in apartment

Man wanted for sexual assault of child barricades himself in apartment
Emergency officials are on the scene of a man who has barricaded inside of his apartment in the 1300 block of 65th Drive. (Source: kcbd)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Two hours after a man barricaded himself inside a bathroom at an apartment complex, the man has been taken into custody and will be booked into the Lubbock County Detention Center.

24-year-old Andrew Ybaben (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)
24-year-old Andrew Ybaben (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

According to officials at the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office, members of the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force tried to serve a warrant on At approximately 1040 a.m members of the United States Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force we’re attempting to serve a warrant on 24-year-old Andrew Ybaben for aggravated sexual assault of a child in the 1300 block of 65th Street.

Deputies say Ybaben, locked himself in a bathroom and was threatening to commit suicide if officers attempted to come in.

The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team arrived to assist along with officers from the Lubbock Police Department. Ybaben was taken into custody without injury at approximately 12:40 p.m.

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