PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man is in custody after allegedly holding a woman against her will in a West Philadelphia basement. Police say a woman called 911, stating a man with a gun was keeping her against her will.
Officers responded to the 500 block of Allison Street, where they spoke to the woman through a basement window. She told officers she was scared to go to the door.READ MORE: Bipartisan Election Bill Introduced In Pennsylvania
A barricade was declared around 3:30 a.m. Saturday.READ MORE: Police Release Video Of Alleged Suspects Wanted For Deadly Beating At Pat's Steaks In South Philadelphia
It took SWAT team members about an hour to clear the home, apprehend the man and rescue the woman.MORE NEWS: Man Hospitalized After Shooting Inside Concord Mall, Delaware State Police Say
An investigation is ongoing.