Man facing assault with a dangerous weapon charge in Taunton

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TAUNTON, Mass. (PRI) — A man in Taunton was arrested on Saturday after allegedly making threats to person with a gun.

Investigators were called to Bettsy Road just before 11 a.m. by a woman who said she was threatened by a person with a gun.

When officers arrived, they established a permitter around the home and made sure neighbors were safe. 

There were a total of six people in the home at the time and police asked them all to exit the building, they all complied.

As police searched the home, they found a total five weapons in the home, all were pellet guns.

As a result of the incident, one person was taken into custody and charged with Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon and Disorderly Contact.

Right now, police are still investigating the incident.

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