• SWAT situation in Stanton Heights ends peacefully

    Updated:

    A SWAT team was called to a Pittsburgh neighborhood on Wednesday. 

    The incident happened in the 5500 block of Celadine Street in Stanton Heights. 

    Pittsburgh police were attempting to issue a protection from abuse notice and an arrest warrant to a man involved in a domestic situation. 

    The man was thought to be inside the home at the time and there were unconfirmed reports that the man was known to have weapons.

    SWAT was called in as a precautionary measure. The man was not inside the home.

    Police have confirmed Corey Yurko, 29, has been taken into custody. 

    He was at the home of a relative on Woodbine Street, according to police.

    Yurko surrendered peacefully. He will be charged with simple assault and terroristic threats from an existing warrant.

    No injuries were reported.


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