Standoff underway with autistic teen armed with knife in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — San Francisco police are at the scene of a standoff Tuesday morning involving a 13-year-old autistic boy armed with a knife at a home near Dolores Park.

The incident began around 9:15 p.m. Monday night after officers responded to a report of a barricaded suspect in the 200 block of Cumberland Street, police said.

Officer learned the teen had gotten into an argument with his family, according to police.

Further details are unavailable at this time.

Stay with KRON4 News for updates.

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