Officials: Greenfield SWAT situation was result of hoax

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Authorities in Greenfield say the SWAT situation is now over after they determined the reported threat to be a hoax. There is no ongoing threat to the public.


GREENFIELD, Ind. — An active SWAT situation in Greenfield has police requesting that people in the affected area take shelter in place for their own safety.

The Greenfield Police Department says the 700 block of West Main Street is the area impacted.

Police have listed the following street closures in relation to the SWAT situation:

  • Main Street (U.S. 40) closed from Wilson Street to Broadway Street
  • North Street closed from Wilson Street to Broadway
  • South Street closed from Center Street to Broadway Street

It is unclear at this time what caused the situation.

This is a developing story and will be updated once more information is available.

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