Swat team responds to Boca Raton home after man threatens to harm himself, ends peacefully

BOCA RATON, Fla. - UPDATE:  The man who had barricaded himself in a home in Boca Raton is now in police custody.

EARLIER STORY:

A swat team has responded to a home in Boca Raton near St Andrews Boulevard and Potomac Road after a report of a man threatening to harm himself.

The man has barricaded himself inside the residence.

The house is in the New Floresta neighborhood and some nearby homes are being evacuated as a precaution, according to police.

Officers are urging people to avoid the area.

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