CHICAGO (CBS) — A SWAT situation in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood was resolved with no injuries Wednesday afternoon, police say.
Police were asking people to avoid the area around the home where a man barricaded himself inside with a woman police said they believe to be his girlfriend.
Police said SWAT officers responded to the 2500 block of North Bosworth Avenue around 11:45 a.m., after witnesses heard a woman screaming for help.
A man armed with a knife barricaded himself inside the home and was holding a knife to the victim, said Officer Jose Jara.
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Shortly after 2 p.m., officers were seen escorting a woman out of the home on a stretcher, and she was taken to a local hospital, police said.
The man was taken into custody and was also transported to a local hospital
The case is being investigated as a “possible unlawful detention,” Jara said.