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Armed robbery suspect arrested after brief standoff with deputies

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

An armed robbery suspect was apprehended by a SWAT team after a brief standoff with law enforcement. 

Officials with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office say the suspect barricaded himself inside an apartment located in the 18000 block of Jefferson Hwy on Wednesday at roughly 9:30 a.m. A SWAT team was called out and a portion of Jefferson Hwy was briefly shut down. 

The suspect was take into custody without incident. 

Details are limited at this time. We will update this story with new information as soon as it becomes available. 

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