Police Stand Off Underway In Meigs County

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WOUB Contributing Writer

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Updated Mon, May 20, 2013 4:56 pm

A standoff involving several law enforcement agencies is underway in rural Meigs County Ohio.

The situation is taking place about two miles out State Route 248 from State Route 7 in Chester Township.

WSAZ reports members of an armed swat team have surrounded a residence in a wooded area.

Multiple members of the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office and Ohio Highway Patrol Officers are on the scene.

SR 248 is closed in both directions in the area where the standoff is taking place.

The Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood has not released any information about the standoff since it is an ongoing situation.

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