Massachusetts state and local police safely resolved a situation involving a barricaded man on Thursday evening.
Salisbury Police Chief Thomas Fowler told the Newburyport News officers went to do a welfare check at a home on Pike Street at about 2 p.m. when the man allegedly told them he was armed. According to the paper, the man threatened to shoot the officers.
Police blocked off the area to motorists for several hours.
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At about 7 p.m., Fowler tweeted his department was continuing to work with state police to resolve the situation. He said there was no immediate threat to the public.
A short time later, Fower said the situation had been resolved safely.
No other information was available.