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Man barricades self in house, ISP negotiating for surrender



FORT RITNER – A Fort Ritner man has barricaded himself in a house on Nancy Street.

According to Indiana State Police Public Information Officer. Sgt. Mike Wood, troopers responded to the home at 9 p.m. Thursday night to serve an arrest warrant on the man. The man’s name is not being released at this time. Sgt. Wood did not say if the man was armed.

When they arrived, the man barricaded himself inside the home.

Sgt. Wood says the public is not in any danger and they have the situation under control with several ISP troopers on the scene. Also at the scene is a Seals ambulance crew.

Troopers are communicating with the man via telephone and a relative is on the scene assisting with persuading the male to surrender.

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