Pittsburgh Police responded to a report of domestic violence inside a residence on the 100 block of 41st Street around 9 p.m.
Zone 2 officers found a female victim who got out of the home safely on her own. Police instructed a male inside the home to come out but he refused and closed the door.
For the safety of all involved, SWAT was called to the scene. Around 10:15 p.m., the male walked out of the house on his own and was taken into custody without incident.
The male faces domestic violence charges including strangulation and assault.
The investigation will continue.
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