Utah County deputies searching for alleged armed man in standoff near Spanish Fork

Posted at 1:00 PM, Jul 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-07 16:23:50-04

ELBERTA, Utah – Utah County Sheriff’s deputies are involved in a standoff in Elberta near Spanish Fork.

Officials said the situation started as a fight between a husband and wife at their home near 12800 W. and North Highway 6 Monday morning.

Deputies said the woman left the house and went to the post office down the street to call for help.

Utah County deputies said she told authorities her husband had a gun but wasn’t threatening anyone.

Sheriff’s deputies said they are searching the home but haven’t been able find the man.

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