LAWRENCE (CBS) – A SWAT team searched a commercial building Sunday afternoon in Lawrence after receiving a report of three gunmen in the area that turned out to be false, but it did lead to the arrest of a man allegedly connected to a home invasion.

A Lawrence police tactical response unit. (WBZ-TV)

A Lawrence police tactical response unit. (WBZ-TV)

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Several law enforcement agencies participated in the search at the Canal Street mill building including a Massachusetts State Police helicopter, Lawrence police, State Police and K9 units.

Lawrence police chief James Fitzpatrick told WBZ-TV’s Paul Burton that they received an initial report of three possible gunmen inside the building before “the story unraveled.”

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Police have not yet identified the man arrested. Fitzpatrick told WBZ that the man worked at the building.

No additional details related to the man’s arrest have been released.

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The scene was cleared by 6 p.m.