Officers make arrest out of barricade situation in west Columbus

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Columbus Police and SWAT officers have made an arrest out of a barricade situation on Union Avenue.

Police say officers were trying to get a man out of a home on the 1700 block of Union Avenue.

There is a warrant for his arrest, but no more details are available at this time.

Police confirmed just after 1:00 am that officers were able to make the arrest without incident.

Southbound Townsend Avenue was closed at Sullivant Avenue for the situation. But it is back open now. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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