Methuen man taken into custody after barricading himself in residence

A 70-year-old Methuen man barricaded himself in a residence but was taken into custody early this afternoon with no one being injured.

The man, who was believed to be armed, prompted a SWAT team response to the residence, which was near 700 Lowell St. Police temporarily shut down a stretch of Route 110 in the area, Methuen police said.

No further details were immediately available.


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