KCSO: Two taken into custody after DCS assist call


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday night that it had taken into custody two people after responding to a call to assist the Department of Children’s Services.

According to KCSO, officers were dispatched around 9:18 p.m. to a home on Park Edge Way to assist DCS, where no one was answering the door despite movement inside the residence.

KCSO saying that the family crimes unit, SWAT and crisis negotiators were also called to the scene.

Two people were taken into custody at 10:24 p.m. without incident.

The investigation is ongoing and KCSO says it will release more information when it becomes available.

WATE 6 On Your Side is working to learn more and will update as additional details are made available from officials.

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