SWAT Team responding to a barricaded suspect, neighbors evacuated

Written on 11/30/2020

At approximately 11:30AM, the Wheat Ridge Police Department responded to a call for service near W. 44th Avenue and Parfet Street. At some point a suspect barricaded themselves in a shed in the area and refused to comply and exit. Just after 3:30PM, police provided an update that the SWAT team had been requested and is currently responding to assist.

At this time the nature of the call which lead to this situation is not clear, but neighbors are being evaluated and there a street closures in the area. Additional information will be posted here when it becomes available.