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Police block off area street after man barricades himself in car

BELLMEAD, TX (KXXV) - There was a tense scene in Bellmead Thursday morning as police had to block off a street for a short time after a man barricaded himself inside his car.

Police blocked off Barren Circle, near Montrose. There were several patrol cars on the scene, as well as incident command. Residents were being kept in their homes during the incident.

Police say the man has some sort of mental disorder and is off his medication. His wife and mother were on the scene trying to convince him to come out.

Police had to bust out the passenger door to get him out. Charges will not be filed, police were just afraid he would hurt himself. He stopped resisting when police got to him.

Bellmead Fire, Bellmead Police, and Lacy Lakeview Police assisted with the incident.
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