No-show prisoner arrested after Sioux Falls standoff



     YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - A 26-year-old state prison inmate who failed to return to a minimum-security unit in Yankton is in custody after a standoff in Sioux Falls.
 
     Frederick Little was arrested on Saturday evening. He was supposed to return to the Yankton Minimum Unit from his work release job by 6:30 p.m. Friday but did not show up.
 
     Sioux Falls police Lt. Galen Smidt says officers responded to apartment Saturday afternoon on a report that an armed man was inside with a woman and two small children.
 
     The women and children left, leaving the man alone inside, and he surrendered after a couple of hours of negotiations.
 
     Little is currently serving a 10-year sentence out of Tripp County for grand theft and a 3-year sentence out of McCook County for 3rd degree burglary. 

     
 AP-WF-12-02-13 

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Locations : Mccook CountySouth DakotaTripp County
People : Frederick LittleGalen Smidt
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