By CBS3 Staff

JENKINTOWN, Pa (CBS) — A man is in custody after authorities in Montgomery County conducted an emergency response operation for a domestic situation at the Beaver Hill West Building. The building is located on the 300 block of Florence Avenue in Jenkintown.

Police say they were called to the building around 5 a.m. on Saturday for reports of a barricaded person and a report of domestic assault.

They believe a 36-year-old man assaulted his girlfriend before she left the apartment and called police from a neighbors apartment.

The man was taken into custody around 10:30 Saturday morning after Jenkintown Police requested the Montgomery County SWAT team to respond.

The woman was taken to a nearby hospital with facial injuries and a broken wrist.

Residents of the building were advised to shelter in place until the situation is resolved.


The area of West, Runnymede and Florence Avenues was temporarily closed for the safety of the general public as well as the Officers conducting the operation, but have since reopened.