MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Myrtle Beach police have one person in custody after being on a scene for hours following a “disturbance” when officers were checking a property.

Traffic was blocked on the 400 block of 27th Avenue North, as of about 2:20 p.m. Drivers are asked to avoid the area. The person was in custody by 5:30 p.m.

Police have not specified any information about the situation, other than stating that they responded to the area at 11 a.m. to check the property, “encountered a disturbance” and were speaking to someone inside a residence.

Vehicles remained on the scene for a handful of hours for “the safety of the person inside the residence and nearby residents,” according to authorities.

Another person was able to escape out a back window after talking to officers on the phone, according to police.

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