LPD says armed robbery is what led to SWAT stand-off in Central Lubbock

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LUBBOCK, Texas — On Wednesday afternoon, Lubbock Police said the search for armed robbery suspects led to a SWAT stand-off in the 2100 block of 65th Street.

Police said officers got a report of an armed robbery earlier in the day in the 900 block of Avenue Q. An officer spotted the suspect vehicle in that call at the SWAT standoff location.

Use the video link above to see an update from Captain Ray Mendoza.

Nine people were taken into custody by LPD.

Previously, LPD asked the public to avoid the area, due to the standoff.

Details will be added to this story as they become available. Check back with EverythingLubbock.com for updates.

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