Man barricaded in apartment now in custody

Man barricaded in apartment now in custody

A standoff is over with a man who had barricaded himself in an apartment in Riviera Beach and caused a nearby school, daycare and senior center to be placed on lockdown as a precaution.

The man was believed to be armed when the standoff began at a residence at 2820 RJ Hendley Avenue.

The situation began around 11:45 a.m. after an altercation between two adults, according to police.

R. J. Hendley Christian Community School and the Lindsey Davis Senior Center were among the buildings placed on lockdown while police worked to resolve the situation.

Police have not yet identified the man they took into custody.

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