Police: Man barricaded himself in Bridgeport home

Police say a man barricaded himself inside his home Sunday afternoon as officers were serving him a warrant.

Officials say the man on Sylvan Avenue claimed to have a knife and would hurt himself if they did not back off.

Officials say the man on Sylvan Avenue claimed to have a knife and would hurt himself if they did not back off. (7/31/16)

BRIDGEPORT - Police say a man barricaded himself inside his home Sunday afternoon as officers were serving him a warrant.

Officials say the man on Sylvan Avenue claimed to have a knife and would hurt himself if they did not back off.

They say there was a brief stand-off and that the man eventually surrendered after his mother arrived on scene and spoke to him.

Police say the man had minor self-inflicted cuts on his wrists.

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