Man arrested for barricading with 2-year-old in Roxborough, threatening to shoot DHS worker: police
PHILADELPHIA - A visit by a DHS worker quickly escalated into a barricade situation involving a toddler that lasted from Monday night into early Tuesday morning.
The 53-year-old female worker was serving a court order on the 5900 block of Jannette street when police say a man threatened to shoot her and fled with a 2-year-old child.
Police were called to the scene as the man returned several hours later with the child, and barricaded them both inside the home.
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SWAT teams made their way into the home, where they took a 35-year-old man into custody.
The 2-year-old child, whose relation to the suspect is not known, is now in DHS custody.
No injuries were reported.