BREAKING: Bergen County Regional S.W.A.T. Team on Scene of Barricaded Individual in Lyndhurst

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UPDATED 1:17 PM:   Lyndhurst Police say scene has been cleared.  51-year old barricaded man who used flamethrower to keep neighbors at bay, has been apprehended.  No injuries reported.

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the following information at 12-noon today:

The Bergen County Regional SWAT Team and the Lyndhurst Police Department are currently on the scene of a barricaded subject at 444 Thomas Avenue in Lyndhurst.  Police initially responded to the address at approximately 4:13 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, and they have been in contact with an individual in that residence since that time. No other individuals are believed to be in the home.

Residents are advised to avoid the area of 444 Thomas Avenue, and additional information will be released as it becomes available.