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Police, SWAT officers remove suspect barricaded in home on West Presnell Street in Asheboro

ASHEBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Asheboro police say a suspect was barricaded inside a home on Tuesday afternoon.

On Tuesday at about noon, Asheboro police confirmed that a suspect was barricaded in a home on West Presnell Street, near Ross Street.

Four people who were in the home, described by police as “elderly,” were evacuated and are being taken to a local senior facility.

A SWAT officer with the Asheboro Police Department tells FOX8 the suspect was removed from the home.

According to police, Asheboro officers conducted a traffic stop, and the driver jumped out of the vehicle and ran away.

The suspect reportedly went into a home and barricaded himself inside.

This is a developing story.

Source: Fox 8 News Channel

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