Updated: Multiple police units respond to incident in Provincetown which came to peaceful end

PROVINCETOWN – Multiple Police units were called to Provincetown late Tuesday morning. CWN is checking with Provincetown Police after several readers reported SWAT trucks heading into town. Sources tell CWN officials are working with an emotionally disturbed subject on Commercial Street near the Coast Guard Station. Police are asking people to avoid that area.

The town of Provincetown posted the following: Units have responded to the area of Commercial St. near the Coast Guard Station in Provincetown for reports of an active barricade situation. Please avoid the area as law enforcement attempt to communicate with the individual and peacefully de-escalate the situation.

Update from town of Provincetown at 3:45 PM: Provincetown, Truro, and Wellfleet police as well as the Barnstable County Sheriff and the Cape Cod SWAT Team remain engaged in an active scene on Commercial St. in the area of the Coast Guard Station.

Update from Provincetown 7 PM: At approximately 6:50 PM this evening, the male suspect in today’s incident on Commercial Street near the Coast Guard Station was safely taken into custody & is being transported to the hospital for a medical evaluation.

If you or someone you know are in crisis or having suicidal thoughts, help is available 24/7/365. Call 988, the 988 suicide and crisis lifeline.

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