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UPDATE: Troopers: Welfare check shuts down Highway 45 Alternate near Crawford

There is word that law enforcement is in a standoff with someone and it has forced the closure of Highway 45 Alternate near Crawford.

Posted: Nov 22, 2018 12:38 AM
Updated: Nov 22, 2018 2:45 AM

Updated 11/22/18 at 2:30 a.m. Troopers were called to the scene due to a welfare check, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

CRAWFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - There is word that law enforcement is in a standoff with someone and it has forced the closure of Highway 45 Alternate near Crawford.

Someone familiar with the situation tells us there is a heavy police presence in the area of the highway at Tarlton Road.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WTVA 9 News has reached out to the Mississippi Highway Patrol for more information.  

Keep checking as we hope to have updates in  a few hours.

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