Crime & Safety

Man barricades himself in home with machete, police raid

According to local media reports, a man barricaded himself in a home on Parker and Acton around 7:00am this morning with a machete and knife. A 15-strong Berkeley police SWAT team used battering rams to enter the house and remove the man at around 10:20am.

Police shut down parts of the neighborhood and a day care across the street from the house closed down for the day, according to the reports.

See San Jose Mercury News.