PEORIA, AZ — Lake Pleasant Regional Park has reopened after being temporarily closed due to a nearby police incident on Sunday afternoon.
In a tweet, Peoria police say officers responded to a possible suicidal person with a weapon near the entrance to Lake Pleasant.
Roads to and from the park were closed for several hours with multiple agencies on scene attempting to resolve the situation peacefully.
Around 5 p.m., Peoria police say the person was detained and taken to a hospital for evaluation.
The road closures on SR-74 at Castle Hot Springs Road were lifted shortly after 6 p.m.
Troopers with the Department of Public Safety, deputies with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Department, and Glendale police were on scene assisting.
UPDATE: The suicidal subject has been detained and is being transported to a hospital for evaluation. Traffic restrictions will be lifted shortly. Thank you for your patience. #PeoriaPDAZ #Peoriapoliceaz #peoriaaz pic.twitter.com/tgJcJpfIXo— Peoria Police (AZ) (@PeoriaPoliceAZ) May 6, 2019
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