PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are investigating after a barricade situation took place on Sunday involving two young children in West Philadelphia.
Officials say the incident began after 2 p.m. on the 500 block of Wanamaker Street.
During a domestic incident, police say a 43-year-old man pistol-whipped a woman inside a home.
The woman was able to make it outside the house, according to police.
Officers say the man held two young children inside with him, however. He also allegedly made threats to police on the scene.
The situation was deemed a barricade just before 3 p.m.
The man was taken into custody around 4:30 p.m.
No injuries were reported.