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Law enforcement authorities in Wilkes-Barre respond to ongoing police activity




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A situation involving law enforcement is currently underway in Wilkes-Barre, Your Content has learned.

State Police have been called upon to assist local authorities with a standoff that began on Tuesday morning.

Residents reported that the incident commenced at approximately 8:00 am.

Troopers have confirmed that a man, armed with a gun, has barricaded himself in one of the nearby buildings.

The area is currently being monitored by State Troopers, Wilkes-Barre city officers, and K-9 units.

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Some officers have donned tactical gear to ensure the safety of all involved.

In addition, a drone and a state police helicopter have been deployed to the scene on Sambourne Street.

Please note that this is an ongoing situation, and further updates will be provided by Newswatch 16 as more information becomes available, according to ABC.

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