SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A man who barricaded himself inside an apartment in Springfield Township, N.J., for hours Friday morning is in custody.

The incident began at around 9 a.m. at the Villas Apartment complex at 200 Springfield Ave., prompting a large police and SWAT team response.

The suspect, identified as 39-year-old Norwood Hill, barricaded himself after a series of domestic disputes, according to the Union County acting prosecutor Grace Park.

Hill was alone and did not have a hostage, CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported.

The SWAT team spent hours trying to get Hill to surrender peacefully on charges of assault and making terroristic threats over the weekend, Aiello reported.

“Over the weekend it was domestic violence, which resulted in charges of assault and terroristic threats,” Police Chief John Cook said.

Police said Hill left the home last weekend and hadn’t been seen or heard from until he showed up, sparking this latest argument.

“We got a call this morning … a 911 call from a neighbor talking about another domestic dispute,” Park said. “We come out and the wife actually had to leave the apartment — fled the apartment — and we were trying to get him out of the apartment and he would not come out.”

They finally used a key provided by his wife to open the apartment door.

Hill was arrested without incident. He is charged with third-degree making terroristic threats, simple assault, and violation of a restraining order.

Bail was initially set at $50,000 but was expected to be increased.

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