SWAT team surrounds Lakewood home in search for suspect

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Law enforcement surrounded a home in Lakewood on Monday morning where a wanted man was inside, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said.

The SWAT team was called to the home near South Kipling Street and West Alameda Avenue.

Although the home is in Jefferson County, Douglas County detectives was the lead agency in the investigation.

A sheriff’s spokeswoman said deputies went to the home about 9 a.m. to make contact with the man wanted in connection with a series of crimes in Douglas County. It’s not known if the man is armed.

There was a heavy law enforcement presence in the area, including from the Lakewood Police Department. No evacuations have been ordered.

At noon, officials determined the suspect was not in the home and took down the perimeter.