2 In Custody After Armed Robbery, Standoff


Thursday, April 15th 2021, 6:23 am
By: News On 6


Officials said that two suspects are in custody after an armed robbery and short standoff.

The Mayes County Sheriff's office said that officers responded to a shots fired call at a home in Rose, Oklahoma that they said was an armed robbery. They said the suspects, a man and a woman, then barricaded themselves in a convenience store in Delaware County.

The Delaware County Undersheriff James Beck said after a standoff at the convenience store for an hour and half, the man left his hiding spot in the bathroom and surrendered to the Cherokee Nation Special Operations Team.

Both suspects were taken into custody.

The Delaware County Sheriff's Office said several agencies involved including Mayes County Sheriff's Office, OHP, Kansas Police, Locust Grove Police, Cherokee Nation Marshal service and the Cherokee Nation Special Operations Team.

This is a developing story.