Officers from the Riley County Police Department and Kansas State Campus Police responded to a person in crisis in the 1000 and 1100 blocks of Bluemont Avenue Wednesday afternoon.
Multiple officers arrived on the scene to talk down a 79-year-old man who appeared to be in crisis. The man was armed and standing outside of his vehicle.
Please use alternate routes in the 1000 and 1100 blocks of Bluemont Ave. as officers work with a person in crisis.
There is a heavy police presence in the area. pic.twitter.com/uiUhvQTU69
— RCPD (@RileyCountyPD) December 15, 2021
The standoff ended as RCPD officers fired rubber bullets and apprehended the man, who was then transported to Via Christi for further evaluation.
Officers have since cleared the area as of 12:38 p.m.
This story is still updating as new information comes out.