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Shelter in place lifted for Riverwalk neighborhood in Littleton

Residents were asked to shelter in place Tuesday afternoon due to an active SWAT incident.

LITTLETON, Colo — Residents in an area of Littleton were asked to shelter in place Tuesday afternoon due to an active SWAT incident.

The Littleton Police Department said around 12:50 p.m., they got a call about a "suspicious incident" in the area of West Riverwalk Circle, which is south of West Belleview Avenue between South Federal Boulevard and South Santa Fe Drive. 

When officers arrived, they found a person barricaded inside one of the units. 

Police asked area residents to remain inside their homes to allow the SWAT team to focus solely on the incident. 

Around 6:30 p.m., the subject was taken into custody without incident, according to police. The area was reopened and residents were allowed to return home. 

Officers are still in the area Tuesday night, continuing their investigation.

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