The Norman Transcript

July 18, 2013

Woman in custody after suicide threat

Transcript Staff
The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — A woman was taken into custody Thursday afternoon after a standoff near Newcastle.

Newcastle police reported the incident began around 1:30 p.m. on State Highway 9 near Riverwind Casino. The woman was apparently threatening to commit suicide in her vehicle. Highway 9 was shut down around the area while officers were responding to the incident.