One in custody after police standoff in Westfield

WESTFIELD – At about 12:45 PM Saturday afternoon Westfield police were called to Pochassic Road in response to a single male who had barricaded himself in a house and was not responding to police direction to leave the home.

More than a dozen officers were involved including the Special Response Team.  During the standoff Westfield police deployed their drone for additional information gathering.

A 63 year old male has been taken into custody and brought to Baystate Noble Hospital for evaluation.  There were no other people within the home during the incident.

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