WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police say one person is in custody following a several-hour standoff with Pennsylvania State Police’s Special Emergency Response Team (SERT).
Officials tell Eyewitness News the standoff on Marcy Street in Wilkes-Barre Township has come to a close with the arrest of one person.
Law enforcement officials say police issued a shelter-in-place advisory for some parts of Wilkes-Barre Township, but that advisory has been lifted.
Several local police departments are on the scene as well as state police. Eyewitness News crews on the scene saw Pennsylvania State Police’s Special Emergency Response Team assembling around 12:30 a.m.
The District Attorney’s Office tells Eyewitness News they are on the scene as well.
This is a developing story, check in with later editions of Eyewitness News for more information.