FALL RIVER, Mass (WPRI) — An investigation is underway after a number of folks barricaded themselves inside a Fall River residence after attacking Massachusetts State Police troopers, in accordance with Fall River Police Captain Barden Castro.
Castro stated troopers had been making an attempt to arrest a suspect contained in the Second Street residence after they had been “violently attacked” by a bunch of individuals.
Soon after the troopers retreated and known as for backup, Castro stated the group barricaded themselves inside the house.
It’s unclear at the moment whether or not troopers had been in a position to coax the folks out of the house, or if anybody was injured.
This comes lower than 24 hours after police had been notified a couple of “suspicious object” within the space of Second and Middle streets. It was later decided the item was not an explosive gadget, and police are actually attempting to trace down the place it got here from.
It’s unknown if the 2 incidents are associated.