Deputies: Armed person barricaded inside a home is arrested in Orangeburg

Orangeburg County Sheriffs OfficeOrangeburg Co., SC (WOLO) — The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect who was barricaded inside a home over the weekend.
Deputies say they were initially called to the old Oakmont Community just before 5 p.m. Friday for a burglary call. Once authorities arrived at a home on Morgan Road, located off of North Road, they discovered the person inside was armed and refusing to come out of the home.
Deputies had the home surrounded and several streets in the area blocked due to the situation. Although, authorities say with law enforcement officials at the scene they do not believe there is a threat to the community.
Investigators say the stand off lasted for hours until around 2:40 am Saturday, when deputies made entry and arrested the suspect.
This incident remains under investigation.
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