Bucks County

Police Lift Shelter in Place in Bucks County Neighborhood

A man was taken in for a mental health evaluation after a barricade situation that caused police to order people in a Chalfont neighborhood to shelter in place

Police vehicles and officers are seen on a sunny day on a Chalfont, Pennsylvania, street
NBC10 - Dave Palmer

People in a section of Chalfont in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, were urged to shelter in place Thursday afternoon due to a barricade situation.

"Residents located in the area of Valley View Road between Pleasant Avenue and Marion in Chalfont Borough are being advised to shelter in place due to ongoing police activity," the Central Bucks Regional Police Department said in a notification.

Police could be seen on a street in the area. Drivers were asked to avoid the area.

Investigators later in the afternoon revealed a person was barricaded in a property on Valley View Road.

Around 4:30 p.m., police announced they took a person into custody without incident. That person was taken for a mental health evaluation.

No one was hurt.

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