Suspect in custody following police standoff in Great Falls

A brief police standoff in Great Falls Tuesday afternoon ended with the arrest of the suspect. According to the Great Falls Police Department, officers responded to a disturbance at a residence on Central Avenue, and found a man, who was believed to be armed, barricaded inside the home, forcing several roads around Central Avenue and 17th Street to be blocked during the incident. The man, identified as 31-year-old Timothy Short, eventually surrendered and was taken into custody on assault charges. No injuries were reported.