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SWAT situation ends peacefully in Bloomfield

PITTSBURGH — There was a heavy police presence on Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield on Sunday evening.

Police said they responded to an apartment in the 4500 block of Liberty Avenue around 8 p.m.

When police arrived, a man inside told police he wanted to hurt himself and others and said he had a cache of weapons.

Police closed Liberty Avenue between Ella and Taylor streets and moved pedestrians off the sidewalks.

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SWAT was called and began negotiating with the man.

The man surrended without incident around 8:45 p.m. and was taken to UPMC Presbyterian for evalution.

Liberty Avenue has reopened around 9:10 p.m.