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Tyler police determine man not a threat following welfare check

According to Det. Andy Erbaugh, police were called to the scene in the 1900 block of Roseland Boulevard in regards to a welfare check.
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TYLER, Texas — The Tyler Police Department has determined a man is not a threat following a welfare check.

According to Det. Andy Erbaugh, police were called to the scene in the 1900 block of Roseland Boulevard in regards to a welfare check. Police say a man let a passenger out of the vehicle then drove to the 5500 block of Old Henderson Highway.

A negotiator spoke with the man, who police say possessed a handgun.

Det. Erbaugh says the man made no threat to police and officials have left he scene after determining the man did not pose a threat to himself or others at this time.