NORWELL, Mass. — A man who barricaded himself inside a home led to a police standoff and authorities closing a portion of Washington Street, also Route 53, on Tuesday.
At 2:27 p.m., officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the area of 480 Washington St.
Officers identified a man who barricaded himself in a room and was reported to be armed.
The man came out of the home after 1 1/2 hours. He was taken to a local hospital for a medical evaluation.
No injuries were reported.
Authorities temporarily shut down Washington Street at Hall Drive and Route 123.
In a Facebook post, Norwell Police thanked other departments for their assistance.
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