Standoff In Lakewood, Road Closures Announced

Lakewood, OH - Police have confirmed a stand-off situation in Lakewood located at house address 1325 Fry Avenue. A 30-year-old male has barricated himself into the home with several propane tanks and is threatening to blow up the area if police do not keep their distance. Authorities are evacuating all homes on Beach Avenue as a well as Fry Avenue.

Everyone being evacuated can head to the Lakewood City Hall until the situation clears.

Police officers on scene do not believe that are any hostages.

Fry Avenue and Beach Avenue are closed in both directions from Clifton Blvd. to Detroit Road. Both roads are being evacuated.

According to dispatch the stand-off has been since 3:30 p.m.