1 in custody following barricade situation at home in Collins Park, Delaware

Once the man was taken into custody, the shelter-in-place order was lifted.
COLLINS PARK, Delaware (WPVI) -- A man was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon following a barricade situation at a home in New Castle County, Delaware.

Police were called to the Collins Park section of the county at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday regarding a man barricaded inside a home on Atlas Drive, near Delaware Drive.

At about 12:25 p.m., views from Chopper 6 showed officers removing a man wrapped in a red blanket out of the home.

Authorities said the man, identified as 55-year-old Sistillio Popo, was wanted in connection with a burglary on Monday.

When police tried to arrest him, officers said he began throwing modified firework mortars at them.

No one was injured.

Popo is now facing charges, including burglary and terroristic threats.


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