Baldwin's police chief said the man was suffering from a mental health crisis.By Jessica Guay

BALDWIN, Pa. (KDKA) — Police and SWAT were on the scene for more than five in Baldwin on Wednesday.

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McNeilly Road was temporarily closed at Sussex Avenue to Pearce Road due to the standoff. Police were trying to get a man out of an apartment building. Law enforcement communicated regularly with him throughout the situation.

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Around 9:30 p.m., the man was put in an ambulance and taken to the hospital for evaluation. Baldwin’s police chief said the man was suffering from a mental health crisis.

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It all started around 4 p.m. when negotiators began asking the man to come outside. Officials used a drone at one point and even a ladder to get to the top of the building.

KDKA’s Jessica Guay reports the Allegheny County Bomb Squad arrived earlier during the standoff.

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