UPDATE: Man at South Street post office taken to hospital

UPDATE: A man reported to have been carrying a weapon at the South Street post office in Lafayette has been taken to the hospital.

Posted: Jan. 8, 2018 2:46 PM
Updated: Jan. 8, 2018 6:29 PM

UPDATE: Police say a man reported to have entered the South Street post office with a gun has been taken to the hospital. The man was said to have had a mental disorder and was off his medication. Police have confirmed that he did not have a gun. An employee reportedly saw the man make a gesture with his hand that was mistaken for a weapon.

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Police are currently investigating a report of an armed man at the South Street post office in Lafayette.

Police say at around 2:16 p.m. a post office worker called police with a report of an armed man on the property.

They say he entered the maintenance building behind the main post office.

Police have reportedly made contact with the man and are in negotiations.

No one has been reported injured.

News 18 is currently following this story and will update it as new information becomes available.

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