NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police say two people were rescued from the roof of a Newark warehouse Friday following a confrontation with an armed homeless man.
The incident unfolded at 451 Frelinghuysen Avenue. A suspect is in custody.
The two rescued are the new owners of the building. They were not hurt.
They were doing a walk-through of the building when they said they were confronted by a squatter with a shotgun.
They went to the roof and called police.
After several minutes, members of the SWAT team entered and took a man into custody.
Investigators searched the warehouse for the weapon and recovered a BB gun.
2 rescued from roof after man was barricaded in Newark warehouse
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