Northbound lanes of Southfield Freeway closed at McNichols

Drivers heading north on the Southfield Freeway are going to find themselves in a parking lot as all lanes have been closed at McNichols.

Just about 3 p.m., the Michigan Department of Transportation tweeted that northbound lanes of the freeway were closed due to a police investigation.

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The timing of the closure comes just before the start of the evening rush.

FOX 2 learned there was a police investigation on the freeway and a suspect then ran to a nearby home, which was surrounded by police.

A pickup truck was towed from the scene and the suspect was taken into custody. 

It's not known how long the freeway will be closed.