In a single day, the SWAT state of affairs in Perry North ends peacefully – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A SWAT situation that developed overnight in Pittsburgh’s Perry North situation ended without incident.

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Pittsburgh public safety officers said Pittsburgh police officers responded to a house along Perrysville Avenue in the Perry North neighborhood around 12:15 p.m. for reports of a man in crisis.

The man began barricading himself in the apartment and SWAT officers reacted to the scene based on threats made by the man.

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Perrysville Avenue was closed between Riverview Avenue and Richey Avenue.

(Photo credit: KDKA photojournalist Brian Smithmyer)

Just before 2 a.m., the negotiators were able to encourage the man to surrender without incident.

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The street reopened shortly after the man surrendered.

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