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Woman in custody after Wake Forest standoff

Posted August 31, 2011 1:19 p.m. EDT
Updated August 31, 2011 3:47 p.m. EDT

— A Wake Forest woman was in custody Wednesday after a four-hour standoff with Wake County deputies.

The standoff began at about 11 a.m. at a house on Pageland Drive when deputies tried to serve a warrant at the house, said Phyllis Stephens, spokeswoman for the Wake County Sheriff's Office.

A woman identified as Margaret Horan locked herself inside with a gun, Stephens said.

The incident ended at about 3 p.m. Horan was arrested and charged with misuse of 911.

No one was injured in the incident.