METHUEN (CBS) – A SWAT team was called to a Methuen rooming house where a breaking and entering suspect was refusing to answer the door and was believed to have a weapon.

The suspect allegedly broke into an apartment around 10 a.m. on Broadway.

Police on scene with a barricaded person in Methuen. (Image Credit: Chief Joseph Solomon)

The suspect was arrested late Tuesday.

A similar incident happened at the boarding house on March 22, but police do not believe it is the same suspect.

Broadway was closed at Center Street. Residents were asked to avoid the area.

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