SWAT Standoff Ends With Arrest

April 04, 2018 - 3:37 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A man was arrested after a standoff with a SWAT team Wednesday afternoon in the North Side Buena Park neighborhood.

Officers were called to the barricade situation about 1:30 p.m. in the 4000 block of North Kenmore, according to Chicago Police. A SWAT team responded to the scene.

The barricade ended about 2:45 p.m. and the man was taken into custody, police said.

Police said no injuries were reported and “the area has been rendered safe and clear.”

Train service was temporarily suspended for Red Line trains between the Wilson and Addison stations due to police activity, the CTA said in a service alert. Trains were moving again with residual delays as of 3:09 p.m.

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