Around 7:45pm Wednesday police received a call that a tennant threatened his landllord with a gun. Police surrounded the multi family home located at 533 Black Rock Turnpike, which is right before the on ramp of I-95 near the Staples at the circle. The man threatened to harm police if they were called so police closed off the road and and took neighbors next to the home to a safe area. Initial scanner reports said that his girlfirend was locked in a bedroom possibly as a hostage situation which turned out not to be the case. Faifield’s heavily armored SWAT Team entered the home. Deputy Chief Chris Lyddy told us the house was found to be empty. Lyddy told us that the area is secure and they do not expect the man to renter the neighborhood. Shortly after 10:30pm scanner traffic said the car the suspect was traveling in was pulled over on Post Road East.

By Stephen Krauchick

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