Authorities clear the scene after SWAT responds to barricaded subject in W. Ashley

Source: Live 5 News
Source: Live 5 News

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities have cleared the scene after SWAT and negotiator teams responded to a barricaded subject in West Ashley Tuesday night.

According to the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened at a home on Dillway Street.

Deputies had shut the street down and were asking motorists to avoid the area. A woman was removed from the home and no injuries were reported in the incident.

Shortly after 5 p.m. the sheriff's office was called to assist mobile crisis for a patient who refused to come out of her house.

The SWAT team and negotiators then responded.

CCSO officials say at 10:14 p.m. members of the SWAT team made entry into the home and took the woman into custody without any incident.

The woman was transported to the hospital for assessment.

The sheriff's office said the SWAT team was called as a precaution and is used every time there is a situation with a barricaded subject.

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