Police SWAT take barricaded subject into custody from Krakow Ave. apartment

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A man who was barricaded inside a residence on Krakow Avenue exited through a window and onto the hood of the SWAT vehicle after tear gas was used.
A man who was barricaded inside a residence on Krakow Avenue exited through a window and onto the hood of the SWAT vehicle after tear gas was used. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings

MANCHESTER, NH – [1 p.m.] MPD SWAT deployed chemical gas into the residence, and reported that the barricaded subject was on the floor covered with a blanket. Police were able to take the subject into custody and are now ventilating the apartment. Initial investigation, post-arrest, indicated no evidence of a drug lab.

We’ll bring you details about the situation once the investigation is completed.


SWAT agent and a police dog surround a man who was barricaded Wednesday morning on Krakow Avenue.
SWAT agent and a police dog surround a man who was barricaded Wednesday morning on Krakow Avenue. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings

[12:45 p.m.] Police remain in the scene and are trying to negotiate with the barricaded subject, described as “agitated.”


[11 a.m.] Police and fire crews are on the scene at 24 Krakow Ave. dealing with a “possible hazardous situation” involving a despondent individual who is barricaded and may have threatened neighbors, first-responders, according to Manchester Police Lt. Brian O’Keefe.

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Police road blockades are in place in the area, including Willow Street at Silver Street.

No other details were immediately available.

The situation is still unfolding. We’ll update you with any relevant information.


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