STOW — Chief Michael Sallese reports that the Stow Police Department and its law enforcement partners are working to resolve an active standoff on Great Road this evening.
At approximately 7 p.m, Stow Police went to a home on Great Road near the Bolton Line to serve an arrest warrant against a male resident. When officers attempted to take the man into custody, he fled inside the home. Officers on-scene were made aware that there was an unsecured firearm inside the home.
The suspect, a 30-YEAR-OLD STOW MAN, is alone inside the home.
Stow Police requested mutual aid support from the Central Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (CEMLEC) SWAT Team, which is on-scene and supporting efforts to peacefully resolve the situation.
Great Road is closed in the area.