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Barricaded Suspect March 21, 2014

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Barricaded Subject


Date/Time of Incident:          03-21-2014   7:48 AM  

Location of Incident:              3500 Dicke Road

Suspect:                                   Male/16

On Friday March 21,2014 at approximately 7:48 AM, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department  were dispatched to a residence located in the 3500 block of Dicke Road in reference to a subject who had barricaded himself inside a bedroom while threatening to commit suicide. As officers were speaking with the subject through an open window, they observed the subject to be armed with a knife. Officers with the Emergency Services Team and the Crisis Response Team were dispatched to the scene. Officers with the Crisis Response Team negotiated with the subject for several hours before the subject was taken into custody. The subject was transported to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation.

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecutors Office.




John Chambers

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department

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