POLK TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One man has been taken into custody after he barricade himself in a Monroe County home.
Pennsylvania State Police responded to an incident on Mill Pond Road in Polk Township Tuesday evening.
According to PSP spokesperson Trooper Anthony Petroski, a male inside the home was making threats to harm people and set the home ablaze.
Troopers said parts of Route 209 were temporarily closed while state police and the Special Emergency Response Team (SERT) established a perimeter around the home.
Investigators said SERT successfully removed the suspect from the home without incident.
The unnamed male suspect has been charged with terroristic threats. He has been taken to the Monroe County Correctional Facility for overnight arraignment.
Trooper Petroski noted that this was not an active shooter incident.