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Stand off in Otranto Acres ends, man transported to local hospital

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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

A heavy law enforcement presence was reported at a neighborhood in North Charleston, Saturday afternoon.

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office was on scene with a barricaded person situation in the 2900 block of Otranto Road.

The incident took place at the Otranto Acres Manufactured Housing Community.

The Sheriff's Office negotiators, Mobile Crisis, and SWAT members were on scene assessing the situation.

"We are making attempts to communicate with the subject to bring this situation to a peaceful ending," Major Eric Watson with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office said.

North Charleston police marked and unmarked vehicles were seen taping off portions of Otranto Road.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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