Man taken into custody after standoff on Heward Ave. near Tonawanda St.

Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)–Buffalo police say they responded to the call of an irrational man making threats this afternoon.

A 46-year-old man barricaded himself inside his home on Heward Avenue near Tonawanda Street and was armed with a sharp object.

Police took the man into custody around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday and took him to ECMC for evaluation, according to officials.

BPD SWAT and Crisis Management Team assisted at the scene.

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