ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Albany Police officers were on the scene of a person in crisis on the 400 block of Myrtle Avenue, just after 7:10 a.m. Wednesday. Officers were trying to speak with the man, who was inside of a home and who police say might have had a weapon.
Myrtle Avenue from Robin Street to South Lake Avenue was closed to all traffic at 7:13 a.m. Wednesday. The road has since re-opened.
According to Albany Police Public Information Officer Steve Smith, the man was taken into custody around 8:00 a.m. He is being taken to the hospital for an evaluation.