Northborough Police Search Near Walmart – NBC Boston

A man is in custody following a police investigation near the Walmart in Northborough, Massachusetts.

Northborough Police said there was an active police scene near the Walmart and Lawrence Street on Thursday evening around 11:40 p.m., with people asked to avoid the area.

Police later provided an update saying they were looking for a man who entered a Route 9 business and displayed a gun. An officer confronted him on Lawrence Street and he ran into the woods near Walmart.

Multiple law enforcement agencies responded, including state police helicopter and drone units, and negotiators on the scene attempted to communicate with the suspect.

Video from the night shows it was an incredibly active scene in the Walmart parking lot, with numerous police vehicles. K9 units and a SWAT team were also seen.

Around 3:15 a.m. Friday, police said one person was in custody and the scene at Walmart was clear.

Police have not released the suspect’s name, said what business they were working on when they showed a gun, or why. More information is expected Friday morning.

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