UPDATE: Lansford standoff ends with suspect in custody, one officer injured


UPDATE 11:25PM – State Police tell Eyewitness News that the stand off has ended though no word was given on how. Police say they will release a statement on Sunday.

LANSFORD, CARBON COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) –  An active standoff with police is underway.

Officials say the initial incident began around 1:00 PM, details are still limited at this time as to what unfolded before the standoff began.

What is known is that a man has barricaded himself in a residence on the 300 block of West Snyder Avenue

Multiple agencies are on scene right now including Pennsylvania SERT.

When Eyewitness News first arrived on scene, officials were trying to negotiate with the man inside asking him to come out with his hands up, they also asked him to call 911 so they could speak with him.

Within the past couple hours officials have begun asking anyone in homes surrounding the scene to leave their homes.

Carbon county 911 dispatch says one of the first officers on seen this afternoon was injured. There are no details on the extent of the injury.

We will bring you further details as this story develops.

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