One arrested after police, SWAT team respond to reported incident at Melrose home

One person was taken into custody after a local police and SWAT team was called to a Melrose home Saturday afternoon.

Melrose Police responded shortly before noon to a home on Sylvan Street for a report of a disturbance with firearms involved.

Areas were asked to avoid the area while police and a Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) SWAT Team were on the scene.

Melrose police say the suspect surrendered to authorities around 1:36 p.m.

Melrose Police Chief Kevin Faller says there is no danger to the community.

Parts of Sylvan Street were shut down while police were at the scene.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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