Victoria Police detain man holed up in house for about 9 hours

Man holed up in house in Downtown for 9 hours

Tuesday around 11 a.m. the Victoria Public Library was evacuated due to a man holed up at a house near the 400 block of Liberty and E. Power St. At this hour, the areas around the 400 block of Liberty are closed to traffic. 

Update: ATF confirms no explosives in suspicious package

The Victoria Police Department have confirmed via e-mail that one of their mental health officers took a 29 year old white male out of Port Lavaca into custody and transported him to a secure location to be mentally evaluated.