NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — There was heavy police activity in Nanticoke after they say a suspect ran after pulling a gun on an officer, and a CYS worker.
Nanticoke police chief stated Cory Gonzalez Crudup, 40, is accused of pulling a gun on a Nanticoke officer and Children and Youth worker when they arrived at his residence in the 60 block of Hill Street just after 11:00 a.m. Thursday.
Eyewitness News crews were on the scene when police had a heavy presence in a wooded area, and a state police helicopter is circling above the bridge to Route 11 in West Nanticoke.
Officials confirmed police have taken Crudup into custody and he will be arraigned at Nanticoke City Hall.
Investigators say Crudup was able to flee from his house and into the woods.
This is a developing story Eyewitness News will update with the latest as it is released.