Man arrested after barricading himself in car

Posted at 10:28 AM, Dec 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-30 12:28:00-05

    East Hartland, Connecticut (WFSB) — Troopers from Troop B arrested a 75-year-old man in East Hartland on Saturday afternoon.

Police said the man barricaded himself in his car on Skaret Rd in East Hartland with a loaded handgun.

Trooper First Class Tanya Compagnone told Channel 3 the man was arrested and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Troopers are investigating to determine whether a hostage was involved.

A call was issued to the community urging residents to avoid the area while the incident was taking place, but police said at no point was there a threat to the public.

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