Person Barricades Themselves In Amherst House

SWAT called to assist police

Richard Root
January 25, 2018 - 2:57 am

Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Amherst Police were called to a domestic incident on Vine Lane near Pheasant Run around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night to deal with a person  barricaded in a house, possibly armed.

Residents said on social media the police were going door to door and asking people to turn the lights off in the houses.

There were reports some residents in the neighborhood were evacuated.

A person was taken into custody just after 11:30 p.m.

No word if the subject went peacefully or otherwise. 


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