LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A man is barricaded in his home during a stand-off with local law enforcement, reports the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office (LSO).
The man has a warrant for his arrest for avoiding the police.
We have a reporter on scene who says the street is lined with law enforcement vehicles. A Deputy was believed to be wearing a bulletproof vest.
The standoff is taking place near 78th and Yankee Hill Rd. Authorities are asking the public to avoid the area at this time.
LAW ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITY ALERT – The LSO Fugitive Task Force and Tactical Response Unit is in the area of the 8800 block of South 78th in Lincoln just south of Yankee Hill Rd with a barricaded wanted person. Please avoid the area and stay indoors if you live nearby. #LNK #LSO pic.twitter.com/H7nRZisqVy
— Lancaster County Sheriff Nebraska (@LSOnebraska) May 27, 2021
This is a developing story. We’ll keep you updated as new details are released.