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Portland police respond to incident involving 'barricaded subject'

Sheridan Street has been reopened after police responded to an incident Thursday afternoon.

PORTLAND, Maine — Update 4:40 p.m.:

Sheridan Street was reopened following an incident involving a "barricaded subject" in Portland Thursday afternoon, according to the Portland Police Department. 

The subject was seen being brought to a cruiser around 4:30 p.m. 

No further information was released. 

Original story:

Portland police responded to a barricaded individual on Thursday around 2:30 p.m. on Sheridan Street, authorities say.

A Twitter post from the Portland Police Department stated Sheridan Street is shut down to through traffic between Congress Street and Cumberland Avenue.

Police said there is currently no danger to the public.

This story is developing and will be updated as information becomes available. 

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