WB I-74 reopens at I-75 after SWAT situation, police say
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Westbound Interstate 74 was shut down for about two hours at north and south I-75 early Tuesday due to a SWAT situation, Cincinnati police confirm.
Officers said they responded to westbound I-74 near Spring Grove Avenue for a report of a disabled vehicle about 4:30 a.m.
Shortly after, they said they received a report of a person threatening to harm themselves in the area.
They responded to Spring Grove Avenue and Colerain Avenue, and SWAT negotiators were called to assist about 4:45 a.m., police confirm.
Spring Grove Avenue was blocked from Colerain Avenue to Ralston Avenue for about two hours, but it reopened about 6:10 a.m., police said.
A Cincinnati police spokeswoman said: “It was a potential jumper that ended in a peaceful resolution.”
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