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February 23, 2015

Suspects in custody after police standoff in Tullytown

Area schools had a delayed start

Police Standoff
Police investigation Thom Carroll/for PhillyVoice


Two suspects are now in custody after Tullytown Police in Bucks County reported a standoff with a burglar who allegedly broke into a gun shop and was believed to be still in the shop on Levittown Parkway.

One suspect was found after trying to hide in the ventilation system of Arianna's Pizzeria next door, NBC10 reports. The suspect told police that another suspect remained inside the gun shop. The second suspect was found around 10 a.m.

Police say they believe the burglar attempted to enter Mike's Gun Shop from the roof. Negotiators were reportedly at the scene. 

As a result, the nearby Pennsbury School District has cancelled it's pre-kindergarden classes and will have a two-hour delayed start. St. Michael's the Archangel School closed for the day.