Everyone safe in Westfield welfare check this morning


Law enforcement officials are investigating a welfare check call that was made this morning in Westfield to determine the circumstances surrounding the concern after the safety of everyone involved was verified.

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and Indiana State Police responded to a welfare check in the 3100 block of West 186th St., Westfield, shortly before 6:30 a.m. today. The initial call by a third party reported that a female was not being allowed to leave a home where several people were staying. Based on the information that firearms and drugs were possibly involved, the Indiana State Police Special Response Team was deployed to the area to assist deputies. Upon approach to the residence, officers peacefully made contact with the resident of the home who then allowed them to check the house. No one other than the resident was found at the home and contact was later made with the female subject who was found to be safe at another location. No injuries were reported or arrests made during the incident.


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