YORK, Pa. (WHTM) – Spring Garden Township police say a barricade situation which closed Exit 19-A from Interstate 83 southbound ended without incident Wednesday evening.
Police say the incident started as a standoff with an armed person in the first block of South Belmont Street.
That person, a 40-year-old man, was taken into custody without incident around 7:30 p.m. He was taken to a hospital for mental health and medical evaluations.
No injuries were reported.
The first block of South Belmont and the 300 block of Elmwood Boulevard were also closed to traffic, and residents of the 300 block of Elmwood were told to stay in their homes during the standoff. Traffic and pedestrians were asked to avoid the area.
Police did not believe the public was in danger.