Barricaded Suspect on Dicke Road

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne Police, along with officers from the Emergency Services Team and the Crisis Response Team were called to a home Friday morning in reference to a barricaded subject.


Around 7:48 a.m., crews arrived to a home on Dicke Road and discovered that a 16-year-old had barricaded himself inside a bedroom while threatening to commit suicide.


As officers were speaking with him through an open window, they noticed he had a knife. Officers with the Crisis Response Team negotiated with the teen for several hours before he was taken into custody and then transported to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation.