SWAT officers search for man after barricade

Philadelphia SWAT officers were searching for a Roxborough man who briefly barricaded himself in an apartment with an automatic rifle and other weapons after a domestic dispute Friday, police said.

Police said that around 9:20 p.m., the man dashed into the rear of a building on the 400 block of Delmar Street in Roxborough after a reported assault, before quickly fleeing into a wooded area nearby.

Late Friday, police in helicopters were searching for the man. - Mike Newall