BREAKING: Woman in this mornings stand-off escaped the hospital; Found a few blocks away

Springfield, Illinois – Around 6:33 p.m., Sangamon County Sheriff Deputies responded to the 1000 block of N. Franklin Ave after getting reports that the woman in this mornings stand-off escaped Memorial Medical Center.

The 23 year old woman was involuntarily committed to Memorial after Sheriff Deputies responded to the 3000 block of East Andrew Road around 7:40 a.m.

Originally, the call this morning to police was for a civil disturbance between neighbors, but deputies say while they were on the call, the woman pointed a compound bow at them.

Tactical Team and Negotiators were able to take the woman into custody around 12:25 p.m., without incident.

At this time, charges are being reviewed by the Sangamon County State’s Attorney’s Office for this mornings incident.

Reports from this afternoon’s escape said the woman did sustain a cut to her leg and a window of a residence was broken.

An ambulance did respond to the scene and the woman was returned to Memorial Medical Center.

UPDATE TO ARTICLE: Sheriff Jack Campbell: No additional charges after woman in this mornings stand-off escaped hospital

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