Northeast Austin hotel partially evacuated due to SWAT situation

The Austin Police Department says two suspects, who police say were involved in several robberies across the city, were taken into custody after a SWAT situation at a hotel in Northeast Austin. The incident caused the hotel to be partially evacuated.

APD says it received a call at 7:45 a.m. about an incident at the Sleep Inn & Suites located at 8410 E. US 290. At 11:45 a.m. officers began conducting surveillance on the suspects and they made contact with the suspects inside the hotel. The suspects refused to come out.

SWAT was called in and took control of the scene. The suspects were taken into custody peacefully.

Officials say no surrounding businesses or residents were forced to evacuate.

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