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Man who reportedly held Pleasant Grove woman at gunpoint arrested

February 8, 2019

A man who reportedly used a gun to threaten two women inside a Pleasant Grove home on Wednesday night has surrendered to police, according to Pleasant Grove officials.

The suspect was previously identified as 38-year-old Nicholas William Haun, according to a Facebook post from the Pleasant Grove Police Department. He was also wanted on an arrest warrant in Arizona.

Pleasant Grove police posted on Facebook before 8 p.m. Thursday that the suspect was safely taken into custody after surrendering to the Utah County SWAT team. Police sent an all-clear phone call to people who were asked to shelter in place.

The incident started at around 11 p.m. Wednesday when officers responded to a 911 call near an address near 1050 East and 100 North in Pleasant Grove.

A woman reported a man held her at gunpoint inside her home, according to information posted on the Pleasant Grove Police Department Facebook page.

“Officers were able to get two females out of the home safely, but the suspect escaped our perimeter,” the post stated.

Early Thursday, officers asked anyone with information on Haun to contact the Pleasant Grove Police Department. Residents in the area were notified and asked to stay inside their homes at the time of the incident, police reported.

No injuries were reported, and officers believed the man reportedly left the neighborhood.

The man knew the homeowners and the incident was not considered a break-in, Smith wrote in the post.

“The area is believed to be safe at this time, and there is no further known risk. We are continuing our investigation and hunt for the suspect,” police reported.

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