The Tuscaloosa News reports a Northport couple barricaded themselves in their home Tuesday morning after a man high on meth broke in and began screaming for help.

The couple locked themselves in a bathroom until the Tuscaloosa Sheriff's Department arrived.

The meth suspect admitted to using meth and said he had been poisoned, according to the police report.

The man was hospitalized and charged. The Northport couple was not identified.

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