Police: Man suffering mental health emergency barricades himself inside Hackensack apartment

Detectives say they tried to de-escalate the situation on Newman Street near Lee Place but ended up calling on SWAT teams and emergency services.

News 12 Staff

Jan 27, 2024, 10:44 PM

Updated 176 days ago

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Police say a 21-year-old man suffering a mental health emergency barricaded himself inside a Hackensack apartment on Saturday.
They say it happened on Newman Street near Lee Place.
Police say they tried to de-escalate the situation but ended up calling on SWAT teams and emergency services.
Officers got into the apartment around 2 p.m.
The man was taken to the hospital for exposure to pepper spray and an evaluation.


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