Police arrest barricaded man wanted for arson in Holmesburg

March 22, 2014 2:43:16 PM PDT
Police say they arrested a man wanted for arson who barricaded himself inside a home in the city's Holmesburg section Saturday afternoon.

The incident happened around 2:45 p.m. on the 3600 block of Stanwood Street.

Police believed the suspect was alone and did not have a weapon.

As a precaution, police set up a staging area.

A SWAT team was brought in and they arrested the man without incident.

The suspect's name has not been released.


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