MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - UPDATE: A standoff that lasted several hours Saturday night ended after the suspect was not found inside the home.
A standoff in Moline has ended after police say the suspect was not found in the home. Police were called to the 300 block of 5th Avenue in Moline Saturday night after a report of an armed suicidal person.
The incident started at approximately 5:30 PM when the Moline Police Department received a report of an armed suicidal person at a home on 5th Avenue near 3rd Street.
In a release, police say the person is a 39-year-old man. Due to the nature of the original call, police are not naming him.
Police say the man is a convicted felon who has multiple active felony warrants out for his arrest. Police say that is why the Moline-East Moline Crisis Containment Unit responded to the home.
Two elderly people were removed safely from the home during the incident. The house was search, but the man was not found inside.
Police say his location is unknown at this time, but say there is no ongoing threat to the community.
If you or someone you know need support, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255.
ORIGINAL Moline Police are responding to a situation near 3rd Street on 5th Avenue.
Details are limited at this time.
Eastbound traffic is being diverted on 5th Street at 3rd Street. Police ask you to avoid the area.
TV6 has a crew on the way.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.