TPD: Man barricades in East Toledo apartment following convenience store robbery
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) -Toledo Police responded to a call of a man barricaded in East Toledo apartment on Monday evening.
According to TPD, a vendor was delivering a supply of vapes at what officers believe to be a Stop & Go when Eric Richardson, 47, reportedly stole $1,700 worth of vapes, ran to an apartment on the corner of Nevada and East Broadway and barricaded himself inside.
TPD told 13abc that Richardson brandished a gun at officers, and on-duty officers withdrew and called negotiators.
During negotiations, Richardson was reported to be hanging outside a window of the apartment, stated he had a knife and threatened to hurt himself. With the assistance of SWAT, the suspect agreed to come down from the window without incident.
The suspect was taken to the hospital. TPD told 13abc that charges are pending.
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