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Shelter-in-place alert lifted following a standoff in a Cimarron Hills neighborhood Friday night, suspect in custody

A shelter-in-place alert was in place for about 90 minutes in a Cimarron Hills neighborhood...
A shelter-in-place alert was in place for about 90 minutes in a Cimarron Hills neighborhood Friday evening. The suspect was identified by police as Cindi Habberfield.(El Paso County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Apr. 2, 2021 at 5:46 PM MDT|Updated: Apr. 2, 2021 at 7:32 PM MDT
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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - A shelter-in-place alert was in place for about 90 minutes in a Cimarron Hills neighborhood Friday evening.

The alert was put in place just after 5:30 p.m. for residents in an area along Cree Drive near Seneca Road. The neighborhood is close to Peterson Road and Galley Road.

The following was posted by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office:

“There is law enforcement activity in the area of 1100 Block of Cree Dr. Please secure your home and stay away from the doors and windows. You will receive another notification when the situation has been resolved.”

The standoff ended at about 6:45 p.m. when the suspect came out on her own. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is reporting she was wanted on a felony menacing charge. Authorities were expected to be at the scene for several more hours as they searched the residence she was in. As of 7 p.m., there was no longer a danger to the public.

The suspect was identified by deputies as Cindi Habberfield. She was booked into the El Paso County Jail on charges of Felony menacing, disorderly conduct and harassment among others.

A picture of Habberfield can be found below.

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