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Police: Man barricades himself inside home for more than three hours in Northeast Baltimore

Posted at 9:18 AM, Aug 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-23 09:19:09-04

BALTIMORE — Police were on scene of a barricade situation in Northeast Baltimore for more than three hours.

On Saturday at about 5:35pm, Northeast District patrol officers responded to 5600 Block of Kavon Avenue for an assault.

Once at the location, officers spoke with the victim, a woman, who stated that she was assaulted by her boyfriend, who was still inside the location.

A Command Post and perimeter were established and negotiators were on scene.

At about 9:18 p.m., the suspect peacefully exited the location and was taken to an area hospital for an evaluation.

Members of the department conducted a neighborhood canvass and communicated with neighbors to make them aware of the situation and provided information on options to minimize exposure.