Metro: Barricade situation closes roads, causes evacuations

By Nikki Bowers | nbowers@8newsnow.com

Published 07/27 2016 03:58PM

Updated 07/27 2016 03:58PM

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Metro Police said it investigated Wednesday a barricade situation near Lake Mead and Torrey Pines.

According to Metro, it all started unfolding around 2 p.m. when officers encountered a wanted suspect.  Metro said that's when the man proceeded to barricade himself inside a home in the 1900 Block of Betsy Ross Drive.

At this time, Metro's not clear on whether or not anyone else is in the home with the suspect. 

Officers said they had to close roads and evacuate homes in the area.

This is a developing story.  Please avoid the area.

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