From The Tribune staff reports
BESSEMER — The Bessemer Police Department was involved in a standoff with at least one person at Tractor Supply Company, in Bessemer.
Police were first called to the scene, at 609 Academy Drive, just before 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021. The officers were responding to a burglary in progress and they were searching for two people believed to be involved.
Once on the scene, Carol Robinson with al.com reports the officers found an open door and determined one of the burglars had an AR pistol.
A perimeter was set up and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office assisted by bringing in its Star 1 helicopter. After seven hours, one person was taken into custody at around 3:15 a.m. on Tuesday.
Bessemer Police have not released the identity of the person arrested.