COLBY, Kan. (KAKE) - A Texas man has been taken into custody after holding six people hostage in Colby.

The Thomas County Sheriff's Office said the 41-year-old man had driven from Texas to the house. The call came in shortly before 10 a.m. on Tuesday and the Colby Police Department responded to the scene along with the Thomas County Sheriff's Office, Kansas Highway Patrol, and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. 

Officers discovered the man was holding six people inside the house including 2 children. One of the hostages was able to escape out of a bedroom window and at 10:38 a.m. the standoff ended and the suspect was arrested peacefully.

The investigation is ongoing.