Philadelphia police were involved in a barricade situation with a man and two children inside a house Sunday morning.
The initial encounter between the man and authorities came when police responded to a 911 report of a man burning a cat at the intersection of South 18th Street and Dickinson Street around 11:37 a.m. When police arrived, the man fled into a nearby house.
Authorities say the man remained inside the house and threatened the officers outside. Police determined that the man did not have any weapons. At about 5:21 p.m. officers talked the man out of the home. The suspect was covered in a flammable liquid, according to police.
There was a four-year-old and one-year-old inside the house with him. Police say the children were not injured.
The suspect is in custody. His name has not been released by police.
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