Father arrested after standoff in Greenville Co.


FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (WSPA) β€” A man is in custody after a standoff overnight with Greenville County SWAT.

Lieutenant Ryan Flood, a spokesman for the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, said the SWAT team responded to a home on Sprouse Farm Way after a man forced his 13-year-old son out of the house and fired a gun.

Deputies later found the boy. He’s reportedly in good condition.

Flood said the boy’s father barricaded himself inside the home. 

Shortly after 4 a.m. Friday, he was taken into custody without incident.

Deputies identified the suspect as Phillip Dale Page.

Page is charged with child neglect, assault on officer while resisting arrest and marijuana possession (second or subsequent offense), according to jail records.

Page remains in the Greenville County Detention Center under $31,000 bond on the charges.

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