OAK PARK, Ill. (CBS) — Police were in a standoff with a man threatening to harm himself on busy Roosevelt Road in Oak Park late Tuesday afternoon.
Oak Park police said the incident was confined to the immediate area around the 6000 block of Roosevelt Road near Humphrey Avenue – also near the boundaries with Cicero and with the city of Chicago.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Flight Cancellations, Delays At O'Hare, Midway Airports
Officials at Irving Elementary School, nearby at 1125 S. Cuyler Ave. in Oak Park, were assured that students were not at risk, police said.READ MORE: 10th Annual Winter Brew Festival Moves Outside Due To Omicron Variant
Traffic near the scene might be disrupted, police said.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Snow Causing Dangerous Driving Conditions Monday Morning
Police did not immediately release further details.