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Omaha Police: Armed standoff suspect arrested for sexual assault of a child

Posted at 12:38 PM, Jan 03, 2023

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — UPDATE 01/04/23

Christopher Heywood, the suspect arrested Tuesday after a standoff with police, has been booked into Douglas County Corrections for six counts of 1st-degree sexual assault of a child.

UPDATE 01/03/23

Omaha Police say a standoff situation ended in an arrest early Tuesday afternoon.

According to police, the original call came in at 8:12 a.m.

The situation started when Omaha police officers went to serve a search warrant at a home. A man walked out of the home with a firearm to his head and fled into Mount Sinai Cemetery near 78th Street and Crown Point.

Eventually, a SWAT team arrived at the scene.

The man was taken to a hospital due to cold exposure. The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending from the original investigation, according to police.

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