Suicidal Male Apprehended After Brief Stand-off

On Monday, December 01, 2014 at approximately 9:24 am, officers of the Wareham Police Department responded to #3030 Cranberry Hwy., Lakeside Trailer Park, for a reported suicidal male holding a knife. The Wareham Police Department was assisted at the scene by the Mass. State Police and Onset Fire Department and Wareham EMS personnel.

The suicidal 27 year old male resident was apprehended after a brief stand-off, during which time he refused to allow officers to enter the mobile home unit. There were no other occupants in the residence during the incident. No other weapons were located at the scene, other than the knife held by the male.

The male, who will not be identified at this time, was transported by EMS to Tobey Hospital for evaluation and treatment of superficial, self-inflicted wounds.

No criminal charges are expected to be filed against the male at this time.