Report of barricaded man prompts evacuation, SWAT response at Garfield home

SWAT teams surrounded a home today where a

SWAT teams surrounded a home today where a wanted man was believed to be barricaded inside. Photo Credit: News 12 New Jersey

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GARFIELD - SWAT teams surrounded a home today where a wanted man was believed to be barricaded inside.

Police arrived at the home on Plauderville Avenue just before 5 p.m. Monday. 

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The home was swept by SWAT teams and the immediate area was evacuated, but no one was found inside the home.

It is unclear what or whom prompted the incident, but police say the man they were looking for was a suspect in a crime.

The identity of the man has not been released. 

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