Man barricades himself inside Geauga County home

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CHARDON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A man has barricaded himself inside a Chardon Township home.

According to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, the house is located on Chardon Road.

The suspect is reportedly 66 years old.

The sheriff says deputies responded after the man allegedly intentionally damaged his neighbor’s vehicle.

He then threatened deputies and told them he was going to shoot them before barricading himself in the home, authorities report.

It is unknown if he is armed.

A portion of Chardon Road remains shutdown. Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

This is a developing story. FOX 8 will provide more updates as they become available.

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