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Woman arrested after SWAT standoff in Lawndale

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A woman was arrested after barricading herself in a room with her 5-year-old daughter Monday morning in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.

The 31-year-old barricaded herself inside the room with the girl at 6:18 a.m. in the 1800 block of South Springfield, according to Chicago police.

A SWAT team eventually entered, took the woman into custody and secured the room, police said. The girl was taken to Stroger Hospital as a precaution but had “no visible injuries.”

The woman was also taken to Stroger for a mental health evaluation, police said.