HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — WDHN has received new information on the Friday afternoon incident in Houston County.

According to the Houston County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a home on Cowarts Creek Road and the Prevatt Road to a call of an attempted burglary.

After the suspect tried to rob the house, he fled the scene, where deputies then arrested him at a home on Barfield Drive and Katie Drive. The suspect may have been armed, however, no injuries have been reported, according to the HCSO.

Police say they will have more information in this case on Monday.

Stay with WDHN News for more.


HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — Deputies have now arrested an armed man they say was hiding out in a Houston County home.

According to an official with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect went into a house where a woman and child were on Cowarts Creek Road in Cowarts.

After leaving the home with a gun, police say he then fled to a home on Barfield Road and Katie Drive, where he was then arrested and taken into the custody of the HCSO.

Currently, no injuries have been reported, and the Houston County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate this case.

This is a developing story so stay with WDHN News as well learn more.