SWAT Team Surrounds Home In New Castle Neighborhood

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New Castle – The Delaware State Police are currently conducting an investigation in the unit block of Bunker Hill Road, in the development of Penn Acres South, New Castle.

At this time the incident is contained to a specific residence, however, as a precautionary measure, several roadways have been affected to include Valley Forge Road., W. University Avenue and Yorktown Road.

The residence will notice a heavy police presence in the vicinity and are asked to avoid the area. The investigation is active and ongoing with further details being released as they become available.

Residents are reporting seeing county and state tactical teams along with Explosive Ordnance Disposal  (Bomb Squad) in the area.

Photos sent to First State Update show a SWAT Bearcat armored vehicle parked in the driveway of a home on Bunker Hill Road.

Readers reported the State Police EOD Team was on Route 1 just after 8:00 am this morning.  We were able to capture one of the vehicles en route to the scene via DelDOT camera.

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