PLANO (CBSDFW.COM) – A child is safe Saturday evening after a SWAT standoff in Plano. Officials say a man made threats to a political candidate and then barricaded himself in his home.

The standoff happened in the 2900 block of Kingston Drive.

Police say as the candidate was campaigning, he knocked on a man’s door. The man then threatened him.

The candidate called police, and SWAT eventually made its way as well.

Police say a child was inside the home, but the man released the child who is now being looked after by a caretaker.

The standoff ended with police and SWAT leaving the scene and with no arrests.

According to police, the man is not a threat to the public and that they plan to review the threats and go from there.

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