By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A SWAT team was called to the scene of a situation in Pittsburgh’s Brookline neighborhood.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Lawmaker Chris Sainato Defends $1.8 Million In Taxpayer-Paid Expenses
Officers were called to a home on Norwich Avenue shortly after 3:30 Monday afternoon for reports of a man barricaded inside. A woman told police it started as a domestic dispute.
Police believed he was armed and called in SWAT for backup.READ MORE: Fine-Dining Steakhouse To Return To Downtown Pittsburgh's Union Trust Building
“Negotiators were in constant contact with the male by cell phone for a good two hours and were able to negotiate a surrender,” says Pittsburgh Police PIO Cara Cruz.
The situation ended peacefully shortly after 5:30 p.m.MORE NEWS: Abby Lee Miller Suing American Airlines And Pittsburgh International Airport
The suspect was taken into custody and charges are pending.