Lapwai man arrested for aggravated assault

LAPWAI, ID - A dispute turned into a siege as multiple law enforcement agencies converged on a house in Lapwai Tuesday afternoon to arrest an armed man.

A viewer who was there when the Nez Perce Tribal Police Department and the Nez Perce County sheriff's office arrived at the 300 block of east Locust and Lapwai when the unidentified armed man came out of the house.

According to Nez Perce County Sheriff Joe Rodriguez, the man cooperated with the authorities. He was arrested for charges of aggravated assault, false imprisonment and federal charges are pending from the FBI. No further details are being released at this time as the investigation is still ongoing, however Rodriguez says no one was injured in the incident.