SWAT Uses Flashbang to Serve Warrant in Springdale

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A flashbang was used to serve a drug search warrant at an apartment Thursday morning (Oct. 24) in Springdale.

Residents at the Links Apartments reported hearing a loud bang as SWAT made their way inside the apartment, according to Springdale Police. A flashbang, or flash grenade, produces a blinding flash of light and loud noise to disorient suspects.

Sgt. Jeff Taylor said the flashbang is routine while serving drug search warrants. No gunshots were fired during the operation.

5NEWS has a crew headed to the scene to gather more information.

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