At approximately 1:25am Hazleton City Police received a report of 5 or 6 people entering a vacant half of a double block home with a for sale sign on the corner of James and 12th Streets.
HPD along with West Hazleton Police and State Police responded to the location, surrounding the home.
Two of the individuals inside attempted to flee out of the front of the residence, but were stopped at gunpoint by HPD officers.
A total of five individuals who were inside the residence were taken into custody.
Two adult males, two juvenile females, and one juvenile male were transported to City Hall while the investigation continued.