Southeastern PA

Man taken into custody after short standoff in Pottstown

Man taken into custody after short standoff in Pottstown

POTTSTOWN, Pa. - Police say a man is in custody after a standoff Thursday night in Pottstown.

Police were called to the 1400 block of Cherry Lane around 7:00 p.m.

They say they received multiple calls from neighbors that a woman was screaming for help while a man dragged her into a house.

The man was taken out of the house in handcuffs after about a half hour.

Police say they found multiple weapons in the home.

They say the woman was treated at the scene for minor injuries.


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