West Side Detroit Standoff Ends In Arrest

DETROIT (WWJ) – A man is in Detroit Police custody after barricading himself inside his apartment with a hammer for two hours.

Police said officers went to the man’s Detroit apartment in the area of Greenfield and Vassar around 12:30 p.m. to execute a court order, but the 58-year old retreated inside.

With the help of concerned family members, the situation was resolved peacefully when the man emerged and surrendered.

He was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.  No injuries were reported.

There was no immediate word on expected charges.

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