Incident at Arrowhead Motel in Evansville ends peacefully

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EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) – Evansville Police says a standoff at Arrowhead Motel Friday morning has ended peacefully.

Officers were called to that motel on North Fares Avenue around 8 a.m. Friday for reports of a robbery. Several roads in the area were blocked off while law enforcement worked the scene.

When they arrived, EPD says the reported suspect went into a room and refused to come out. We’re told that man had a felony warrant out of Posey County.

He eventually surrendered to officers after about an hour. “Since the victim had mentioned that guns were involved possibly, that’s why so many officers in the area, ” said Sgt. Anna Gray, “That’s why we shut down roads, just to be on the safe side, just to make sure if somebody did have a gun, we don’t want someone running out here getting into a shootout or anything like that.”

The man was detained and now being interviewed by detectives.

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