UPDATE: Man who barricaded himself in Adams County is facing charges, State Police say

ADAMS COUNTY — UPDATE (8/15, 8:00 a.m.): Police have identified the man who barricaded himself inside his Reading Township home and he is now facing charges.

David Pollard, 62, is facing aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct charges for the incident.

On August 13 around 4:10 p.m., police responded to the first block of Kimberly Lane to assist the Reading Township Police Department with Pollard, who suffers from mental health issues.

Police had originally responded to Pollard’s residence to conduct a welfare check.

When police arrived, Pollard, who was outside his home at the time, fired a single shot into the air from a revolver, prompting police to call for backup.

Pollard barricaded himself in his home before surrendering to police at 7:30 p.m.

Now, he is facing charges.

UPDATE: The man was taken into police custody without incident around 7:30 p.m., State Police say.

Previously: Pennsylvania State Police are on the scene of a barricade situation in Reading Township, Adams County.

State Police say the man, who has mental health issues, is alone inside his home on Kimberly Lane.

Troopers were contacted around 4:10 p.m. to assist Reading Township Police, who initially responded to the residence for a welfare check on the male who has firearms inside, according to police.

The State Police Special Emergency Response Team (SERT) is currently on the scene.

State Police advise residents in the area to stay inside their homes or stay clear of the area until the incident has ended.

This is a developing story. It will be updated when more information becomes available. 

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