Camden barricade incident ends; kids unharmed

March 9, 2012 7:32:27 AM PST
A standoff between police and a barricaded man in Camden has come to an end with no injuries reported.

The incident happened in the 900 block of North 2nd Street.

Mayoral Spokesman Robert Corrales tells Action News that the situation began at 1:52 a.m. when a call came into 911 of a man holding four children in a home.

At 6:17 a.m., the unidentified male released the four children unharmed. It was 8:30 a.m. when the male surrendered without injury. No shots were fired during incident.

The man is in police custody, and authorities say they did seize a rifle from him.

There was no immediate word on the man's identity.