Man arrested after allegedly barricading himself inside Kalamazoo home

Posted at 6:25 AM, Apr 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-29 06:30:45-04

KALAMAZOO, MICH. — We’re learning more about what prompted a SWAT team to arrest a man after he barricaded himself in a house.

Police in Kalamazoo say it happened Saturday evening.

The 21-year-old man allegedly forced himself into a home on State Street near Reed Avenue.

The man reportedly made threats with a gun and ran off with some stolen stuff.

It led officers to another house on Cameron Street, where SWAT teams used a search warrant to find him and his gun before making that arrest.

He is currently being held at the county jail on numerous charges.