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Patton Township Police Resolve 'Critical Incident' Without Injury, Reopen Vairo Blvd.

by on July 26, 2012 5:08 PM

Patton Township Police said they resolved a conflict with an individual who was experiencing an "emotional crisis" and may have had access to weapons. 

Police re-opened Vairo Blvd. to the public after 4 p.m. and issued a news release that said the issue had been resolved and there were no injuries in the process.

Around 9 a.m. Thursday, police were notified "about concerns of the well-being of an individual" at 10 Vairo Blvd. who "may have had access to weapons," police said. 

Emergency responders vacated adjacent apartments and the Centre County Tactical Response Team was called to the scene.

The area was temporarily closed off and residents were asked to remain indoors until further notice, police said.

The investigation is ongoing and includes assistance from Ferguson Township Police, Spring Township Police, Bellefonte Borough Police, State College Police, Penn State Police and Centre County Tactical EMS.

Laura Nichols is a news reporter and @LC_Nichols on Twitter.
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