Man Surrenders After Barricade Situation Near Mt. Vernon


Authorities say that a man came out of a house where he had barricaded himself in Knox County Wednesday.

The situation was reported around 2 p.m. off state Route 13.

Police say the armed man barricaded himself in a house on Newark Road near Lannings around 1 p.m.

A court officer went to the home of Dwayne Thomas to serve an eviction notice, when Thomas allegedly came to the door with a gun.

The situation ended around 6:30 p.m. when the man came out of the house.

No further details were immediately released.

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